Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

A Meditation of the Stations of the Cross for Passiontide 2020

This is a tremendous uplift for us all, from our Bishop’s chapel:

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Holy Week 2020

I will be recording the ceremonies of Holy Week. As I will be on my own, they will be considerably simplified from what would have been done at Salisbury Cathedral in the early 1540’s! I plan the following: Palm Sunday: … Continue reading

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Pastoral Letter from my Bishop

I publish this Pastoral Letter from my Bishop at his request. I am thankful for his fatherly care for us all, clergy and laity. He has my prayers for his protection, his safety and his health. * * * Diocese … Continue reading

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Rubricism

I am not pointing any fingers in any particular directions, but I have been aware since the early 1980’s of a certain fashion of interpreting the rules of the liturgy. It is something we could also call canonical positivism. In … Continue reading

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Our Church’s outreach in these uncertain times

Fr Jonathan Munn has come up with an excellent initiative on our Diocesan website: Material for use during the COVID 19 epidemic There are recordings of Mass from private chapels, including our Bishop who preached a lovely sermon yesterday. My … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday

Here is my recording of Mass and Sermon for Passion Sunday. The rite is the Use of Sarum in Latin except the Epistle and Gospel. I intend to record also the Masses of Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, the Mass of … Continue reading

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Learning Common Sense

The UK is about to go into compulsory lockdown. We have been in lockdown here in France for just one week and Italy for quite a bit longer. Still, some people are in denial and spout all kind of conspiracy … Continue reading

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