Ad Orientem – 4

Fr Newman’s fourth letter on ad orientem celebration of the Mass [Read more...]

Tea Pot Worshipper Jailed

This story from the Daily Telegraph informs us that this rather sweet looking lady from Indonesia has been jailed for starting a teapot worshiping cult. The thugs enforcing sharia law in her country have not only jailed her, but sent in the bulldozers and demolished her perfectly lovely giant teapot. What a shocking bit of [Read More...]

Hot Off thePress

The first copy of my latest book arrived in the mail today. Praying the Rosary for Inner Healing is published by Our Sunday Visitor, and will soon be available in bookshops and through my website. [Read more...]

Dear Old England

After recent posts lamenting the decline of England a British reader has sweetly asked what I love about England. Here it is in no particular order: Walking the South Downs Way with a black labrador. The Long Man of Wilmington. Visiting castles. Fawlty Towers. The North Cornwall Coastal path. Sausages. Mustard. Sticky Toffee Pudding. Custard. [Read More...]

Staggering News

More evidence that Britain is descending into a drunken stupor. This article reports that Britain is top of the list for child and teen drunks and that Brits now drink more even than the Russians. Sad, sad news. I love England, and hate to see this. [Read more...]

Leaving to Get Married

There has been some comment in the combox about a Catholic priest named Fr Francis Mary Stone. I was unfamiliar with this story and did a quick check. He is the host of an EWTN program, and has stepped down to ‘discern his vocation’ after ‘getting involved with a widow.’ Our Scottish friend asks, “…just [Read More...]