Monthly Archives: January 2017

Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Here is a very poignant article by Fr Ray Blake in England – My God, my God why have you forsaken me? When I was in Rome (1985-86) at the Nepomucene College, there was a priest who had been tortured … Continue reading

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The Return of “And also with you”?

With this posting, I am going to bring this new spate of “crisis porn” to a stop. Pope Francis has ordered a review of the new Mass translation He doesn’t speak a word of English. I wonder who he’s going … Continue reading

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Aspie Corner

I have just put up a permanent page on this blog – Aspie Corner. It is designed to function like the “Orthodox Blow-Out Department”, though I would hope for more irenic and reflective comments. If you wish to comment, please … Continue reading

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Paolo Sesto e Mussolini!

I don’t often remember dreams, but when I was at seminary, I had a dream of being in Italy during the Fascist era. A crowd was singing the Fascist anthem Giovinezza to other words beginning  Paolo Sesto e Mussolini… followed … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Atonement

I have been reading about the events of the Anglican Use parish in Texas of Our Lady of the Atonement, built and faithfully served for so many years by Fr Phillips. This good and dynamic priest has been removed by … Continue reading

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A Time with God

During my recent visit to the north of England, probably the first Sarum Mass ever in this Victorian church.

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Cantankerous Humanity

The latest article of Fr Jonathan Munn Unity with two integrities? has goaded me into a few reflections of my own on Christian unity. I find Fr Jonathan’s article a little on the abstract side, though obviously well-prepared and a … Continue reading

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