Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Sense of Wonder

After a brush with a nasty troll of the worst kind, who has kindly agreed to leave us in spite of a corny line from The Terminator – “I’ll be back”, I am truly quivering and shaking with fear! We’ll … Continue reading

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Western Rite Orthodoxy, a new proposition

Not a little noise has been made about The Secret to Preserving Anglicanism by Fr Anthony Bondi of the Russian Orthodox Church outside Russia. I’m sure our friends Michael Frost and Dale will make much of it, and there has … Continue reading

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Slogging Away

Blogging is a little on the low side due to a big 33,000-word technical translation about a huge machine for making parts for aircraft. It fills up a whole factory! As with any complicated piece of machinery, the operators have … Continue reading

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A fine piece by Fr Robert Hart on the Trinity

Trinity Sunday I draw your attention to his passage on the Iconoclasts … … since there have been iconoclasts other than the Mohammedans. The Fathers who gathered for the second Council of Nicea knew that the heresy of the Iconoclasts … Continue reading

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The Nips are having a field day!

Country Views United States 150 United Kingdom 63 Australia 41 Japan 19 Canada 19 France 10 Ireland 8 South Africa 3 Sweden 2 Spain 1 Portugal 1 Jamaica 1 Switzerland 1 The day is yet young in the USA. I … Continue reading

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Goofy Clerical Dress

I found this via Fr Smuts’ blog, and here is the commercial site advertising feminine clerical garments. I get quite bored with blogs and commenters who poke fun at the Church of England about women clergy, and I don’t usually … Continue reading

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And the House was Filled with Smoke

I am more used to the St John’s College Cambridge version, but this one is rather good. The text contains some of the best from the Prophet Isaiah (vi.1-4). The second stanza is the 3rd verse of Ave, colenda Trinitas, … Continue reading

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