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Paschalia Gaudia

I wish my readers a happy and glorious Easter. This photo was taken this morning after Mass and tidying up from undoing the Easter Sepulchre just before Mass. Unlike the Roman rite, the Use of Sarum puts the third host … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and Hell

I saw this morning that my older article Annihilationism and Pope Francis had been visited quite a few times. This time, it is the same Italian newspaper reporter and the veracity of the story is disputed. I will therefore keep out … Continue reading

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The Stripping of the Altars

There are several meanings to this ceremony, in particular the historical remnant of the practice of dressing and stripping the altar after each Mass. The Jansenists of the Pseudo-Synod of Pistoia attempted to revive this practice, as did many “experts” … Continue reading

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Flashback to 2010…

Things often swirl about in the mists of time and are forgotten. I was wondering about a passage written by Bishop Peter Elliott, a respected Australian Roman Catholic bishop who was once an Anglican. What is more, he lived at … Continue reading

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Spy Wednesday

This is the day when Christians are mortified by thinking about the treachery of Judas. I have books and articles about old Gnostic ideas according to which Judas did this deed according to the wishes of Christ. I read these … Continue reading

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Holy Week

We arrive at Tuesday of Holy Week. It seemed odd to celebrate the Annunciation yesterday as the Use of Sarum allows. I have already posted on this subject, and wondered whether I should defer the Annunciation to after the Octave … Continue reading

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Something of the Mind of Hell

I am presently battling with the notions of foundationalism and anti-foundationalism in epistemology and metaphysics from Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason to Fichte, Schlegel and Novalis, the latter of whom seemed, as a Christian believer, to be looking for a … Continue reading

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