Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

John Bruce and Priestly Formation

There have been several new postings on the same old blog: Random Updates Centering On Priestly Formation How Seriously Should The Church Take A Reformed Background? But Wait! It’s On Facebook! I Can’t Link To What Ain’t There! It seems … Continue reading

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Confession and Safeguarding

The Church of England has come up with some new legislation on confession to a priest. When a priest is to hear a confession, he has to recite to the penitent: If you touch on any matter in your confession … Continue reading

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Another Couple of Hissy Fits

Perhaps he thought I had been beaten into submission – but I’m back! He has recently written Latin Mass Again and More From Guelzo On Anglo-Catholicism. Our friend has got steam up again and is ready to pummel us anti-technology romantics into … Continue reading

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Abortion and Hypocrisy

A friend wrote to me this morning asking for my opinion about the new law in Ireland allowing abortion. This is a difficult one to approach, being a priest in a conservative Church. Objectively, abortion involves the destruction of human … Continue reading

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Roman Catholic Churchmanship

It is not my intention to rant against Rome, because it is an Apostolic Church in direct continuity from the Undivided and Universal Church to which we as Anglicans profess our faith in the Affirmation of Saint Louis. We repudiate … Continue reading

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News from the G4

There has been a meeting of the G4 bishops in Connecticut. A couple of scraps have appeared on Facebook. Fr David Marriott reported in the latest Trinitarian that “all is well with progress made towards more formal unity: next Joint Synod … Continue reading

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Saint John Hepworth?

This has just been sent to me privately. I have the impression that it is an altarpiece at St Agatha’s, Portsmouth. Look at the first candlestick to the right of the altar cross. It looks like Archbishop Hepworth next to … Continue reading

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