Tag Archives: Personal life

Solitude and Loneliness

When I was in my school choir, we sang the famous Mendelssohn anthem Hear my Prayer, the text of which is derived from Psalm 55. Hör’ mein Bitten, Herr, neige dich zu mir, auf deines Kindes Stimme habe Acht! Ich … Continue reading

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Summer Doldrums

Gatteville lighthouse, north-eastern point of the Cotentin, light visible from the Isle of Wight Time has gone by since I last wrote anything here. Since my last posting, I have been at the campsite at Barfleur, and we will be … Continue reading

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Purple Fever

Fr Jonathan Munn has written an article / sermon on How to recognise a bishop. I have written a number of articles on independent bishops and their churches. Further Reflections on Independent Sacramental Churches Lots of Little Pointed Hats Episcopi Vagantes … Continue reading

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Finis Terrae

Rather than providing a simple “family slide show”, my purpose here is to emphase a more human and spiritual dimension of my little outing in a small sailing boat. Perhaps I still suffer from Swallows and Amazons Syndrome and my … Continue reading

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Twentieth Anniversary of my Priestly Ordination

Time goes by so quickly. St John the Baptist’s Day is approaching, and I will be afloat somewhere on the River Aulne. Some recent discussions brought my ordination to mind, which is found on my blog at: Nativity of Saint … Continue reading

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Vocation

After withdrawing from a particularly negative view of things as expressed in a certain blog, I turned more attentively to my nautical plans – only clothes and bathroom things into a dry bag, and everything will be just about ready … Continue reading

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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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