Fr Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment
25 September 2018
Did you ever have tea at Shrewsbury College?
A story existed, in the happy days when Oxford had Men's colleges and Women's colleges, of a group of women undergraduates gossiping...
24 September 2018
A Julian BREXIT?
A Handbook of Dates For students of British History appeared in a new edition in 2000; C R Cheney and revised by Michael Jones*. They would...
23 September 2018
The Anglican VIA MEDIA revisited
It occurs to me that there may be more to the Anglican notion that Anglicans constitute a via media between Protestants and Papists than we...
22 September 2018
A repeat of an old post, with its original thread. I am not the first to point this out; but some readers may not have heard it: the fir...
21 September 2018
EVERVIRGIN has been a title of our Lady from the earliest days; it appears, albeit obiter , in the documents of councils from Chalcedon onwa...
20 September 2018
Next Monday ...
Are you preparing to celebrate, on September 24, the Solemnity of our Lady of Walsingham? It is, of course, in the English Ordinariate a Sol...
19 September 2018
The Corn, the Wine, and the Oil
As I settled down to supper and dowsed some bread (Italian) in olive oil (Greek, Kalamata) and enjoyed the reassuring gurgle of some wine (G...
18 September 2018
There are still people who do not understand the difference between Organic Development of the Liturgy, as suggested by Sacrosanctum Concili...
17 September 2018
82, and counting ...
As more and more people wonder about PF's mental health, I have decided to reprint a piece I published about six months ago. I think PF...
In Saturday's Times , Mgr Roderick Strange, formerly Rector of the Beda, wrote: "And it may be that even now the depths have not ...
16 September 2018
Mainly for Tolkienists and Hellenists.
Currently, in the New Bod, there is quite a tasty little exhibition relating to the brilliant Catholic apologist and philologist J R R Tolki...
15 September 2018
From today and for two weeks, I shall not be reading emails or moderating comments. But I still hope that there will be daily posting on thi...
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