To Cassock or Not to Cassock…

…that is the question. I’m thinking of starting to wear my cassock every day. Up til now I have worn ‘ordinary’ clerical dress every day except Friday (when we have our school mass) and Sunday. What do readers think? Do you prefer to see your priest in cassock or black trousers and clerical shirt and [Read More...]

Beach Work 2

The next day I thought it would be a good thing to attempt a cathedral in sand. The central tower leaves something to be desired, and comments were made that the whole thing looks more like something out of Mordor instead of something out of the Middle Ages.  [Read more...]

Beach Work

Being the sort who finds sitting on a beach sizzling to be one of the most boring things in the world, I have developed a tradition of building ever larger sand structures with the kids.  This year we built ‘Clock Castle’. This one’s just for you Roving Medievalist… [Read more...]

Interview with TAC

David Virtue has an interview with Bishop John Hepworth, the head of the Traditional Anglican Communion. David Virtue is a conservative Evangelical Anglican who operates the biggest Evangelical conservative news service online.  Hepworth is the head of the worldwide, 400,000 strong, Traditionalist Anglican group who petitioned Rome last Autumn to move toward some form of [Read More...]

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Greenville has a terrific ballpark for the local minor league team. Fluor Field is situated downtown, and is a small, retro-looking baseball field. We’ve been to two games this season. It’s a perfect outing for the family for a summer evening. The only problem is, it’s difficult to remember who’s on first… [Read more...]

Missing Person Reported

Regular readers of this blog may have noted the disappearance of Catholic-gone-charismatic-sectarian, James ‘Captain’ Hastings. According to his latest comment he is no longer ‘reading and contributing’ to this blog. His withdrawal co-incides with my blogs on charismatic snake handling, the Toronto Blessing and Benny Hinn. Rather than defend these ‘signs and wonders’ that he [Read More...]