Tag Archives: Liturgy

Elite Christianity

I suppose this is yet another variation on the old theme. I am occasionally confronted with the view according to which I must relate to the “masses” and adapt my religion as a priest in order to minister to all … Continue reading

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Encouraging Liturgical Developments

There are three encouraging things to relate: A Brief Video of Mass in the Rite of Lyon Ambrosian Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent Several sources including this one are affirming that Rome has given a “provisional” indult to … Continue reading

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Annunciation 2018

I have only just been asking myself the question about the entry of the Annunciation in Dr William Renwick’s Sarum calendar for 2018. The Annunciation (March 25th) clashes with Palm Sunday and is scheduled to be displaced to Monday of … Continue reading

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Ray Winch, early April 1997 – and a reflection

This letter is undated, but his allusion to Easter 1997 (30th March) would place it around the first week of April. Monastic Lent is not something easy to live through, though guests were allowed meat on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. … Continue reading

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Ray Winch, 7th February 1997

By now, I was staying at the guest house of Triors. Ray gives a slightly different angle on his subject of medieval parish worship, criticising Terence Duffy but without giving details (perhaps we might get lucky in his next letter). … Continue reading

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Ray Winch, 8th December 1996

For a little context, I had not written to Ray for some time, and I had returned to France after leaving the Anglican Catholic Church under Bishop Hamlett. I had returned to France and was staying with Fr Jacques Pecha … Continue reading

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King Charles the Martyr

I celebrate this feast as per the following proper, which some might find useful. I found it in an early version of the Anglican Missal. January 30th. CHARLES I OF ENGLAND, K. & M. Introit. Domine in virtute tua. Ps. … Continue reading

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