Monthly Archives: August 2012

Three Steps to the Gallows

Update: I am withholding the name of my source. Interesting, but it would make more sense if, in addition to the figure of 26 applicants from the ACA who were refused nulla ostas, we could learn (a) how many applications … Continue reading

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The Anglo-Catholic

Update: Please read Filling in the blanks… by Fr Christopher Phillips. Update: Deborah Gyapong has weighed in with her article The Anglo-Catholic’s hiatus which somewhat modifies some of the ideas I expressed based too uncritically, in particular from Christian Campbell: Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Medieval Liturgy

It is a while since I wrote anything on this blog’s primary subject, the liturgy and the Norman-English tradition. Lee on the BCP has this to say in regard to those who exclude the possibility of using medieval liturgical forms. The … Continue reading

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Gust of Wind at Veules

As always, nature has to be respected, whether it is the herculean strength of the sea or the fickle wind. I went sailing yesterday afternoon in conditions I found a little doubtful, but at the same time as a sailing … Continue reading

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Godwin’s Law

There is something I would like to make clear to my readers, in the wake of a recent discussion with my wife. She had me discover the existence of a concept called Godwin’s Law. This is the fallacious use of … Continue reading

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Blogging, secrecy and accountability

A long time ago, I wrote and article on the Anglo-Catholic on Damian Thompson, Blogging and Episcopal Accountability. The article is still there. The essential theme is that in this age of instant information, no public figure can keep dirty … Continue reading

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A couple of snippets…

The end of August is still the Dog Days in terms of church news. There is no public news from the TAC other than the ACCC in Canada as reported by Fr Smuts in The Anglican Catholic Chronicle — ACCC … Continue reading

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