Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

Trip to the Fifteenth Century

My wife and I went to Rouen 1431 yesterday, an amazing 360° panorama of the city from the viewpoint of being on the top of the Cathedral façade. A son et lumière effect alternates fair and foul weather, day and … Continue reading

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Third Liturgical Movement

My head has got so big it is about to explode!!! The Third Liturgical Movement has just been published. Far from me to claim such a grandiose title for my work of collecting the work of others, living and deceased, … Continue reading

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Post-Modern Goliards

The theme has fascinated me for a long time. I feel profoundly dissatisfied with the development of conservative mores. I notice the fascination many of my contemporaries have for the generation born in the 1920’s and 30’s who lived their … Continue reading

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Weird Symbolism

I don’t know if we have any medieval experts looking at this blog. Have a look at this: I am rather intrigued by this group of dissolute-looking folk gathered around a book of music. I am brought to think of … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

Yes, indeed, the title of a somewhat dumb Monty Python film from 1983 featuring the exploding Mr Creosote. My subject is that eternal question of our times and the whole of human history for as long as meaning has been … Continue reading

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Pre-Tridentine Catholicism

Searching for the Long Lonely Road to Pre-Tridentine Catholicism I heartily recommend this highly lucid article.

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Mega Churches

It is an American phenomenon above all. It’s rather frightening. The mega church (or these two words joined together) is a term used to describe a Protestant, Evangelical or Pentecostalist church of more than a couple of thousand worshippers at … Continue reading

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