Monthly Archives: September 2013

Episcopal Anniversary

I convey my warmest congratulations to my Bishop on the fifth anniversary of his episcopal consecration in the Anglican Catholic Church. I celebrated Mass of Ember Friday of September and the Vigil of St Matthew today for his intentions, and … Continue reading

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The Fatherly Aspect of the Holy Father

I don’t write much about the Roman Catholic Church since the polemical days when the Ordinariates were founded and the muddy waters of the TAC became clear to the satisfaction of some and the disappointment of others. I followed the … Continue reading

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Another Interesting 320 Makeover

The Tabur 320 (scroll down to find the 320 sailing dinghy among the various tenders and fishing boats). It’s a French boat designed by Georges Auzépy-Brenneur, a well-known naval architect and produced at 12,000 units in the 1970’s. It is … Continue reading

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Arts & Crafts and our Churches

The Arts & Crafts movement of the late nineteenth century is one of my recurring themes. Here is what I have already written related to this subject. In its time, it mainly concerned the homes of the well-to-do, those who … Continue reading

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Speech and Pronunciation

I was giving an English lesson this morning to a young French engineer in his place of work in Rouen. It seemed appropriate, as his main objective is speech and pronunciation, to introduce him to the various accents and dialects … Continue reading

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Prayers for Fr Robert Hart

Fr Robert Hart announces the loss of his father in The Continuum. I extend my deepest sympathy to him and his family, and will remember his father at the altar. Fr Hart and I didn’t exactly see eye-to-eye when I … Continue reading

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Liturgical Dilemmas

A short while ago, I wrote The Liturgy Matters and read another fine article on Fr David Chislett’s blog Is traditional worship an impediment to evangelisation? The question is a good one. Should we cast out liturgy, sell off our churches … Continue reading

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