Monthly Archives: April 2017

Eucharistic Devotion

Reading one of Cardinal Ratzinger’s books in the 1980’s, I was quite struck by his reminiscences of Corpus Christi processions in Bavaria in places like Altötting and other towns. The tradition spreads into Switzerland in some places, and Fribourg where … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Synod

This is always an exciting moment on the second weekend after Easter as is our custom. I am getting ready for setting off to Calais, getting on the ferry to Dover and driving up to London. I will probably find … Continue reading

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Fools’ Gold?

A kind correspondent has written to me, particularly to draw my attention to an article written by (Fr) Tony Equale, a Roman Catholic priest who left the priesthood and became highly critical of classical Catholicism, especially the heritage of the … Continue reading

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La France!

Almost on the eve of the first ballot in the French Presidential election, we consider the many threats facing this country and the rest of Europe. Rod Dreher has just written The Grave Crisis Facing France. It is an analysis … Continue reading

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What is Catholicism?

This question comes up in my mind, and not for the first time. The idea came from a blog post written by a convert to Roman Catholicism with a highly critical attitude in regard to Continuing Anglicanism and even to … Continue reading

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Another Anniversary

I celebrate the fourth anniversary of my reception into the Anglican Catholic Church, Diocese of the United Kingdom. Here is the blog post of the time Received into the Anglican Catholic Church. It is quite a shock to see my hair … Continue reading

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He is risen, Alleluya!

I wish all my readers a happy Easter, after presumably having celebrated the various ceremonies of Holy Week and the Triduum. There is always a lot to do, between the Maundy Thursday Mass and the stripping and washing of the … Continue reading

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