Tag Archives: Pastoral matters

The Elusive Anglican Patrimony

I have had discussions with my friend over the past couple of days, and the subject of the Ordinariates and Anglican Patrimony came up. I think that a lot of wisdom came out of these conversations, both of us being … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity

One of my readers seems to be a little “put out” that I seem to dwell somewhat on Aspergers Syndrome on this blog. I am about to come out with another one, so he is free to switch to another … Continue reading

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Great British Eccentrics

Many years ago, when I was at school in York, I was introduced to one of the songmen of the Minster. He had been there for years and was living in a little house belonging to the Dean and Chapter … Continue reading

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No one need be alone.

One of my regular guests, JD, has his own blog and he has just written Advent Acedia. This damnable winter, and it doesn’t seem so long since I last sailed my boat at an extraordinarily mild beginning of November! We … Continue reading

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The Fatal Flaw

It is a constant theme: Anglicanism is intrinsically flawed by its comprehensiveness and doctrinal relativism because of the lack of a teaching authority (magisterium).  It is one argument that convinces Anglicans who are new to it to become Roman Catholics. … Continue reading

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Variations on a Not-So-Original Theme, no Enigma…

Sorry, Elgar lovers. I came across Church or Corporation? It seems to give an American view of some of the things I have been discussing. It is said that the USA is just a few years behind Europe and Canada … Continue reading

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Beware of the Anglo-Catholics…

I have been away from the blog for nearly a week, dismantling a pipe organ, moving it and installing it in another church. It was hard work and that re-installation was followed by a visit to another church in the … Continue reading

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