Tag Archives: Ordinariates

“The old Anglican, patristic, literary, Oxford tone transplanted into the Church”

My attention was drawn to Fr Hunwicke’s article The Anglican Patrimony. I find most of what this priest writes as irrelevant to my life as mine would be to him, but there is something here that provokes me to comment. … Continue reading

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Schsim or Schism?

The poor old dear is having another go, and indeed, methinks he doth protest too much. We should begin by imagining the ideal world of this fellow. The entire planet is a suburb of some great American city in the … Continue reading

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A Couple of Gripes with Anglo-Papalism

I have always had difficulties in understanding certain phenomena in Anglo-Papalism. What I mean by this term is the tendency of some Anglican clergy and laity to refer to contemporary Roman Catholic norms as if they were already under Roman … Continue reading

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ἀναστόμωσις

Another sympathetic blog is linking to mine – ἀναστόμωσις.This is a Greek word from the verb ἀναστομόω (1st person singular), meaning to furnish with a mouth or outlet. In medicine it means a connection between two blood vessels (other channels in the … Continue reading

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Fr Hunwicke and Orders

Clarification: In writing this article, I wish to make it clear that I assume readers to have consulted the following articles by Fr Hunwicke and read them fully. Reordination: (1) Reordination (2) Reordination (3): Consummatio Reordination (4); Consummatio; Anglicans I … Continue reading

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Old English Catholic Blog

I have had an enquiry about my old English Catholic blog which I deleted in the thick of the Ordinariate polemics. It no longer exists on WordPress or anywhere else. I saved the material to my hard disk prior to … Continue reading

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Roman Uniformity

Fr John Hunwicke is active again in his blog Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment. He is one of the highest profile Anglo-Catholic priests from the Church of England to have become a pillar of the English Ordinariate. I esteem and respect … Continue reading

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