Author Archives: Fr Anthony Chadwick

In these early days of 2018

I belatedly wish my readers a happy New Year. The Christmas Octave is over and we celebrate the octaves of St John, the Holy innocents, and then the Vigil of the Epiphany with the octave of St Thomas of Canterbury. … Continue reading

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Prognostics for Blogging

I was doing my daily rounds and found Fr Jonathan’s Blogday 2017: The beautiful feet of the Laity. I think he began his article with the tongue-in-cheek epitaph “Blogging, apparently, is a dying form which makes this, as usual, a … Continue reading

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Epistemology?

In my previous posting, I was concerned with “truth claims”. The truth one person believes in, alone or in consensus with a number of others, has to apply to all – by force if necessary. I don’t have a scientific … Continue reading

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Swimming Rivers

There has been a long thread on the Facebook Discussion Group for Anglicans Considering the Anglican Continuum (closed group). It concerns the relative merits of those Anglicans who become Roman Catholics through the Ordinariate or normal diocesan channels, or yet via … Continue reading

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Railways and Theology

The latest from John Bruce is quite a jaw-drop. I’m sure quite a few keep a watch on his blog without making any ado – as is usually the case for me. In A New Angle On The Oxford Movement, we … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

I’m sending out this somewhat secular e-Christmas card to all my readers, but depictions of the Nativity of Christ can be found in my greeting postings of previous years. So I have found this nice painting of Saint (Nic)Claus transposed … Continue reading

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The Machine Again

The story is buzzing on Facebook about the appointment of former chief nurse Sarah Mullally as next Bishop of London. One such posting contains a comment: This woman’s appointment as the 3rd most senior bishop in the Church of England … Continue reading

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