Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Rite of Spring

Fr Jonathan Munn has just written Springing into the English Lent or Lenting into the English Spring? I don’t think we need to be too hard on the old Pagan feasts, since I often mention the “two Old Testaments” – … Continue reading

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Mankind Returns to Childhood

In my search for comparisons between Romanticism and Post-modernism, at least in terms of philosophy, I discovered this frightening article The Death of Postmodernism And Beyond. Alan Kirby says postmodernism is dead and buried. In its place comes a new … Continue reading

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Mal du Siècle

I often ask myself why people around us often seem sad and bored, especially young people, and especially in Europe. One thing I have discovered when reading about Romanticism is how similar many aspects of our time are to the … Continue reading

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Sarum in the Roman Catholic Church

I have just been revising the fascinating article The Legal Status of the Sarum Use in the Catholic Church and the comments that followed it. In embarking on my own attempts to do something, I am eager to see what … Continue reading

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Refresher on the Holy Week Rites

Last year, I published Holy Week Rites, showing that criticism of post World War II reforms in the Roman rite is more mainstream than some imagine. There are no fewer than forty-one comments on this posting. We have discussed question … Continue reading

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Orthodox to hold “Ecumenical” Council

HT to Bishop Chandler Holder Jones. This is one stupendous piece of news I missed! Reuters reported this one on 9th March – Orthodox Churches Will Hold First Ecumenical Council In 1,200 Years In Istanbul. More accurately, this would be … Continue reading

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Growing and Flowing

Update: As I am finding comments to this posting rather sympathetic, I give the link to my men’s long hair forum. Men’s Long Hair Hyperboard. Please see the forum rules and FAQ before posting, and be advised that new contributors … Continue reading

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