Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

Terrena despicere?

Someone thoughtfully forwarded a link to me this morning – Reading Dreher with Schmemann and MacIntyre (and thus Marx). The subject is the so-called Benedict Option expressed in writings by Rod Dreher and others, especially in America. The article is … Continue reading

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European Deanery

I have this news from our Bishop which is now public: Establishment of European Deanery. On March 14th The Most Reverend Mark Haverland, Metropolitan of the Original Province and Acting Primate of the Anglican Catholic Church appointed the Right Reverend … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five Years Ago

It was on the feast of St Benedict 1992 that I was ordained a subdeacon by Cardinal Alfons Stickler. The ceremony took place in the chapel of the Institute of Christ the King seminary at Gricigliano, and this photo was … Continue reading

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Silver Jubilee of the ACC in England

My brother in the priesthood Fr Jonathan Munn has written a thoughtful article on our Silver Jubilee this year of our Diocese. 29th April: a Jubilee for the ACC! Our Diocese was founded in 1992 by Fr Leslie Hamlett, a … Continue reading

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Musings on Philosophy

It was in 1985 that I began philosophy in Rome, at the Angelicum University. Each morning, I would walk about two miles up from the Lateran, through a narrow street towards the north and past the Colosseum, to the Piazza … Continue reading

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Who am I?

There is another fine posting by my brother in the priesthood, Fr Jonathan Munn – Fatally self-defined. At first sight, it may seem to coincide with my own discussions of Asperger Syndrome and the way some use it as an … Continue reading

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A Message on Lent by Archbishop Mark Haverland

I found this touching message by our Metropolitan on Facebook: * * * ‘Lent’ is derived from the Germanic word for ‘spring’ through Anglo‑Saxon. ‘Lenz’ is still the word for spring in modern German. ‘Lent’ also is related to the … Continue reading

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