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Farnborough Abbey

During my recent visit to England (for my Diocesan Council of Advice in London), I visited a friend of mine who is a medical doctor and a philosopher. I spent many hours discussing profound things, but also meeting his wife … Continue reading

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As Holy Week approaches

It has been nearly three weeks since I wrote anything. The smoggy air seems to have cleared a little as has my anxiety over the political situation in England. I probably understand things a lot better as I see the … Continue reading

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For, lo, the winter is past

But the winter is still with us. It is nearly three weeks since the Solstice, but the weather is mild and damp rather than freezing cold like in some parts of the world. The spring of 2019 will bring us … Continue reading

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This Blog’s Future

I began this blog six years ago, in January 2012 at a time when The Anglo-Catholic blog had no more use for me and I deleted The English Catholic. I think many of us remember the turmoil and the clash … Continue reading

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Continuing Anglicanism in France

There is an official description of my Chaplaincy of St Mary the Virgin, Hautot Saint Sulpice, France in our Diocesan Website. My brother in the priesthood, Fr Jonathan Munn, asked me to write a posting about my ministry in France. … Continue reading

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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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