Fr Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment
22 March 2023
IS ROCHE VALID? There has been much in the air about the necessity for certain categories of people to "admit" that the Novus O...
21 March 2023
ENIGMAS of RACISM and PREJUDICE
Long ago, in my first week of teaching, I happened to be passing through the Common Room, and found myself also passing one of my new collea...
20 March 2023
Genuinely , I don't know what to think about one feature of the Bergoglio papacy: its down-playing of local primacies. Sees which seeme...
19 March 2023
IS JERUSALEM JEWISH?
So clergy and sacristans are busily fishing out rose vestments for 'Mothering Sunday'; although I'm unclear why today is so obse...
18 March 2023
Of course, the Statio today has to be at the Roman Church of S Susanna, who might have died a dreadful death if Daniel hadn't shown his...
17 March 2023
THE THREE GREAT GOSPELS
In the second half of Lent, the ancient Authentic Form of the Roman Rite offered three Gospel readings, all from S John. All of them are lo...
I repeat this from 2017 in response to a query. Bishop Richard Williamson of SSPX published some months ago an article arguing (these are h...
16 March 2023
An Anglo-Papalist Liturgist in the time of King James II
The Revd Edward Stephens, who died in 1706, was a late Stuart Anglo-papalist; he wrote that 'the dignity of the Church of Rome, and the ...
15 March 2023
Fellow Church-Crawlers will know so many of the tiny indications that still remain in English parish churches of ancient, godlier, times. T...
14 March 2023
Priscilla Proudie and the Novus Ordo.
Off to Barchester the other day ... I like to try to get there once a year for old-time's sake ... firstly, to visit Mrs Proudie's...
13 March 2023
We have exchanged information before about the old Oxford dialect: Soccer; Rugger; Brekker; Wagger Pagger Bagger; and the rest. But I don...
12 March 2023
In the extract which follows, Bouyer favours the provision of more Proper Prefaces, but criticises the treatment by the 'reformers'...
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