Monthly Archives: September 2017

Another Cheap Shot

John Bruce keeps churning them out. They all add up to the same thing: Continuing Anglicanism and the Ordinariates are trash and you have to be a “proper Catholic” (whatever that means nowadays). I usually don’t bother, even though my … Continue reading

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Fr Graeme Mitchell RIP

Of your charity, please pray for the soul of Fr Graeme Mitchell of the Anglican Catholic Church in Australia (member Church of the TAC). I received this obituary from Bishop David Robarts. When I joined the TAC in August 2005 … Continue reading

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Boom Preventer

Prevent us, O Lord, we beseech thee, by thy most gracious favour… No, this time, the word prevent is in the modern meaning – to impede, to stop something from happening. Sailing boats are notorious for people being hit over … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom Revisited

The fact that Rod Dreher is trying to inculturate his ideas in ‘Le Pari Bénédictin’ Est Arrivé (the word pari in French usually means a gamble or a bet, but can also be used analogically to mean a challenge) into … Continue reading

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Missal Stands

I have just made an improved missal stand for my travelling chapel, because before it was resting on two triangular feet which got in the way of things like the corporal on a very restricted space. I adopted the column … Continue reading

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Human Nature

On opening Facebook this morning, it reminded me of a link I had shared a couple of years ago. It is still there: I love the Victorian era. So I decided to live in it. It’s not something I would … Continue reading

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Christianity and Social Conformity

A very illuminating article has come up from an American point of view – The De-Churching Of America by Red Dreher. Though his emphasis is on his own country, many of his observations reflect the situation in England with the … Continue reading

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