Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

Apprehending the Transcendent

For this posting, I reproduce the title of the video to which I am linking. I myself was unaware of the work of Sir Roger Scruton who passed away only a few days ago. This dialogue reveals many of the … Continue reading

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Boniface X gone

The site http://romancatholicism.org (remove “public_html/” manually) shows a mass of Chinese characters and a contact address – which suggests the boutique is still open to paying customers but behind closed doors. The Twitter page has been taken down. I had … Continue reading

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The Saint Osmund Guild

Some correspondence by e-mail with a list of six persons has brought me to simplify this project and refine its objectives. In particular, I have laid aside the idea of a trust or an association along the lines of a … Continue reading

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English Tradition

My attention has just been drawn to Charism of the Ordinariate published by the Australian Ordinariate. They offer seven points as what they consider most characteristic of the reason why the Ordinariates should not simply be absorbed into mainstream post-Vatican … Continue reading

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The Little Renaissance

It is quite tongue in cheek that I coin such a notion about a period of time that contained so much in the way of spiritual, musical and cultural activity, the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings 2019

I would like to take a moment to wish all my readers a happy Christmas in its deepest Christian meaning. I also want to wish you a happy and peaceful New Year, even mit brennende Sorge as we pray for … Continue reading

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Open and Closed

As we are now in the days of the great O antiphons leading up to Christmas in its most Christian meaning, I have intentionally looked away from politics and its incessant contradictions, smoke and mirrors. Apart from my translation work, … Continue reading

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