Monthly Archives: January 2016

Dysphoria

Our good friend Dr Tighe has sent out a link to an interesting page in his e-mail list – Gender identity and the plastic nature of self-definition. It is about English schools trying to make life easier for pupils who … Continue reading

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Introspection and Exploration

I continue doing my homework, and I have found a wealth of valuable information on the Internet. Life on the Spectrum is an English-based site, and avoids some of the psycho-hype one might find across the Atlantic. It is above … Continue reading

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Dark Days

I should imagine that many of us in the northern hemisphere are going through the late January blues since the end of the Christmas season (though some argue that it continues up to the eve of Candlemas). We arrive at … Continue reading

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Other Enquiring Minds

I once spent a couple of days with Fr Michael Wood at an Orthodox monastery in France. He is a Russian Orthodox priest of Australian and Anglican origins, and runs a western rite mission in England. He spends time on … Continue reading

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Post-post-everything

Since my writing up Monsignor Pope’s article in my posting a few days ago, The Challenge of Downsizing, our good friend JV has posted “Tridentine” stagnation in a post-Summorum Pontificum world. It makes things even clearer. What is a Church without … Continue reading

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Conformity

I have just been pointed to a couple of articles that merit examination: Pervasive Conformity and Its Influence on Earth Culture and Exit from the Matrix. I mention these ideas without going into the “prepper” culture (people making an unhealthy … Continue reading

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A Careful Clarification

My Bishop has posted the following on Facebook: The ‘alphabet soup’ of acronyms that exist the whole world over and which can be found in almost every area of life, and increasingly in Church life, can be confusing. I have … Continue reading

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