Tag Archives: Reflections

Fools’ Gold?

A kind correspondent has written to me, particularly to draw my attention to an article written by (Fr) Tony Equale, a Roman Catholic priest who left the priesthood and became highly critical of classical Catholicism, especially the heritage of the … Continue reading

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What is Catholicism?

This question comes up in my mind, and not for the first time. The idea came from a blog post written by a convert to Roman Catholicism with a highly critical attitude in regard to Continuing Anglicanism and even to … Continue reading

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A Reflection for Holy Week

Doing my rounds this morning, I came across this article The Virtue of Despair. I immediately identified with the reflection of the nihilist philosopher Nietzsche: Out of such abysses, from such severe sickness one returns newborn, having shed one’s skin, … Continue reading

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Musings on Philosophy

It was in 1985 that I began philosophy in Rome, at the Angelicum University. Each morning, I would walk about two miles up from the Lateran, through a narrow street towards the north and past the Colosseum, to the Piazza … Continue reading

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Who am I?

There is another fine posting by my brother in the priesthood, Fr Jonathan Munn – Fatally self-defined. At first sight, it may seem to coincide with my own discussions of Asperger Syndrome and the way some use it as an … Continue reading

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Diversity?

Lent has begun with the Ashes and the Mass of the Feria yesterday. I seem to have battled through a bout of “writer’s block”. Truth to be told, there are few comments on this blog these days, since my subject … Continue reading

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Another Experience of Life

Nothing that results in human progress is achieved with unanimous consent. Those that are enlightened before the others are condemned to pursue that light in spite of the others. Christopher Columbus I have just been re-reading my posting Aristocracy of … Continue reading

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