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The Nemo Syndrome

I have occasionally written about Jules Verne’s epic novel Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers (Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea). Seeing the 1954 Walt Disney film with James Mason and Paul Luka was perhaps the greatest turning point in … Continue reading

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Psychotic religion

As a result of my recent posting on Palmar de Troya, I received an interesting e-mail from a former SSPX seminarian who remembers the events in 1975 at Ecône. Namely, a Canon Maurice Revaz (professor at Ecône) went to find … Continue reading

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My Take on Transcendentalism

This is something that has been going through my mind for a while, but I have felt inhibited by the idea of promoting yet another “label”, closing personal thoughts, feelings and aspirations into yet another conventional category. This is the … Continue reading

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New Book on Palmar de Troya

See My new book on the Palmarian Church is now available by Magnus Lundberg. Lundberg, Magnus. A Pope of Their Own: Palmar de Troya and the Palmarian Church. Series: Uppsala Studies in Church History, volume 1. Uppsala: Uppsala University, Department … Continue reading

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American Church? English Church?

Another fine article from Fr Jonathan Munn: Can there any good thing come out of America? I have been four times to the USA: January 1998 to Maryland, June 2002 and a year later to Tennessee and in December 2003 … Continue reading

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A feast of Breton seafaring culture

I love this little slide show with traditional Breton bagpipe & drum music. It is the Grand Parade of last Saturday. My tiny boat is occasionally seen but was far from being the most eye-catching or interesting, among those splendid … Continue reading

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Flattering…

This just came in from my editor, Dom Alcuin Reid. I will give a couple of comments after this review by the Jesuit priest Fr Baldovin. * * * T&T Clark Companion to Liturgy. Edited by Alcuin Reid. New York, … Continue reading

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