Fr Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment
11 December 2018
Blessed Water? Holy Water?
The water in the cruet, which I blessed at Mass before I put a drop of it into the wine in the Chalice at the Offertory ... is it Holy Water...
10 December 2018
I don't always enjoy reading the same lection day after day. I hope it doesn't make me a Novus Ordo freak if I admit that (a trunca...
9 December 2018
Methodist Chapels ... and 'Bible Sunday'
I find Methodist chapels disappointing. This is because so many of them have endured 'Reordering'. The traditional English pattern...
8 December 2018
What is the CDF for?
Fr Thomas Rosica is a part of the Vatican Machine. He used to sit at the table during Vatican Press Conferences, defending the interests of ...
7 December 2018
Satire and the Anglican Patrimony
Henry Chadwick, the towering Anglican intellectual of the second half of the twentieth century, believed that Blessed John Henry Newman was ...
6 December 2018
Father Aidan Nichols on Hyperultrapapalism
In his 2017 lecture to which I referred a little while ago, Dr Nichols, according to the Catholic Herald , said that the First Vatican Counc...
5 December 2018
Some people have been wondering about the existence of Excommunication as a remedy available under Canon Law. I can see why these anxietie...
4 December 2018
It is bad manners ...
... to pontificate upon the internal affairs of other communions; so I will probably not be forgiven for expressing a view that, in the cur...
3 December 2018
Coleridges and billabongs
An Australian prelate of this name (a relative?) is reported to have expressed the view, with regard to homosexuality, that "'Love ...
2 December 2018
"Saint John Henry Newman, Doctor of the Church"
It looks as if our kindly and most erudite Patron may have a second miracle recognised enabling him to be canonised in October, during this ...
1 December 2018
Anti-semitism in the Middle Ages and the twentieth century
During the Middle Ages, there were undoubtedly atrocities committed against Jewish people ... just as there were rather greater ones during ...
30 November 2018
S Andrew and the British Ordinariate
A very happy and holy Name Day to all those splendid people whose Patron Saint is S Andrew ! You don't need to be a Scotsman to have a...
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