Fr Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment
22 June 2018
The Anglicans prepare to flush Ecumenism away
UPDATE: I published this last December. Now, voices are heard in England, from Anglican Clergy and lawyers, advocating an attack upon the in...
21 June 2018
I don't know that I warm to our new Public Orator. In the 1950s, dear Dacre Balsdon, in his sweet book Oxford Life , referred to the Ora...
20 June 2018
1968-1986: a miracle of evanescence
A kind friend has sent me a little booklet from 1968, put out by the American bishops to prepare priests and people for the new Eucharistic ...
19 June 2018
UPDATE ON BEECHING
There is a Meejah story about a one-time evangelical chanteuse called Vicky Beeching who has disdained Holy Order in the Church of England...
18 June 2018
In pictures of the interiors of North American churches, even Catholic churches, one often sees the national flag in the Sanctuary to one si...
17 June 2018
A translation of a card I once found tucked into a breviary previously owned by the late Fr Melrose of S Giles, Reading: PRAYER to beg of ...
16 June 2018
A Paradigm Shift; and Humanae vitae; and the 'ordination' of women.
A splendid talk the other day, from Fr John Hemer, at the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy. His talk set me thinking about the real paradi...
15 June 2018
The Rape of Clio
Apparently, there has been a 're-enactment' in Gloucester of the funeral of Aethelflaed, daughter of Alfred the Great, and a mighty ...
14 June 2018
S Dunstan ... a problem
On the Vigil of Pentecost this year, prevented by the rubrics from celebrating a great Pontiff, S Dunstan, I found myself wondering: is he p...
13 June 2018
"I knew there was something wrong when he first walked out onto that balcony", I heard a priest saying a few months ago at a cleri...
12 June 2018
Ultra-Catholics and moustachioed Jesuit 'generals'
On this august festival of S John of Fagondez, I am giving this old post another outing. The Reverend Professor Canon Dr Eric Mascall , ...
11 June 2018
Local Calendars (3)
I follow on from my series on the English Martyrs; taking, again, the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton as an example of how, in my opinion, w...
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