Monthly Archives: July 2012

Navigation

In preparation for my holidays, I have been learning some of the rudiments of sea navigation. Nowadays, boaters and professional seamen use the GPS for navigation. It is a remarkable piece of equipment, and is normally very reliable and does … Continue reading

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New Article about Northern Catholicism

I have just had a “ping” from this excellent article – Northerness Respondi on Anglican Rose. As I have already mentioned, I have a great deal of esteem for Archbishop Peter Robinson, even though I am a tad more “pre-reformation” than … Continue reading

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While waiting for the day…

I have written several postings about the Society of St Pius X, and have expressed my disagreement with many of their doctrinal and political positions. I have also deplored, in the light of books and statements from the 1970’s and … Continue reading

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A sobering thought

Messieurs, il y a trois choses qui sont à Dieu et qui n’appartiennent pas à l’homme, l’irrévocable, l’irréparable et l’indissoluble. Malheur à l’homme s’il les introduit dans les lois ! Three things belong to God and do not belong to … Continue reading

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Anglican Patrimony – the world seen from the organ loft

Now this is what I call Anglican Patrimony. Many years ago, we had humour, and sometimes we didn’t take our religion very seriously… This is taken from Gordon Reynolds, Full Swell, Novello 1972. * * * PHRASES IN CONSTANT USE … Continue reading

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Hey, You, the Middle Ball

When I was a chorister, it was the time when Series III was introduced in the 1970’s. It was the first modern language Eucharist service in the Church of England. Series I was more or less the 1928 Prayer Book … Continue reading

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Esoteric Christianity

For many years, I have accepted that there is an esoteric or “gnostic” * element of Christianity. Like anything, esoterism can be taken to excesses and balance is lost. There have to be two opposing forces like a sailing boat … Continue reading

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