Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

Summer Doldrums

Gatteville lighthouse, north-eastern point of the Cotentin, light visible from the Isle of Wight Time has gone by since I last wrote anything here. Since my last posting, I have been at the campsite at Barfleur, and we will be … Continue reading

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Gallicanism

Over the past couple of days, I have found some dialogues on Facebook concerning Gallicanism. French Anglicanism? Maybe in a way, but modern Anglicanism. The version of Gallicanism of Archbishop Dominique Philippe is a little more classical using the Roman … Continue reading

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Anglicanorum Coetibus Hermeneutics

In about 2010 and the following year, we were all speculating about Anglicanorum coetibus and whose petition it was answering. Mrs Deborah Gyapong has written Syncretism? Bait and switch? A look at reality in the Ordinariates for Catholics of Anglican Patrimony. … Continue reading

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Purple Fever

Fr Jonathan Munn has written an article / sermon on How to recognise a bishop. I have written a number of articles on independent bishops and their churches. Further Reflections on Independent Sacramental Churches Lots of Little Pointed Hats Episcopi Vagantes … Continue reading

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A Storm in a Teacup

My attention was drawn to an article in Fr Robert Hart’s blog – Convert Orthodoxy as Media Echo Chamber and the use made of it by You-Know-Who to portray Anglican / Anglo – Catholics as faux Catholics. I had brushes with … Continue reading

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Blue Flower Statistics

My site statistics page informs me that The Blue Flower has been uploaded 230 times since I published it on my static website As the Sun in its Orb. The summer 2018 edition is available here free of charge for … Continue reading

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Hasta La Vista, Baby

I find myself in the Spanish-speaking blogosphere. Use of Sarum: el Padre Anthony Chadwick I have never learned Spanish, but my knowledge of Italian gives me an idea of some of it – and I ran the text through Google … Continue reading

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