Kings College Cambridge

Kings College, Cambridge is one of the most perfectly splendid churches in Christendom. A lofty and open space, it rivals any gothic church anywhere for the combination of light and celestial beauty. When the architecture and beautiful setting along the banks of the River Cam are combined with the singing of the world famous choir [Read More...]

Little Gidding

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. Through the unknown, unremembered gate When the last of earth left to discover Is that which was the beginning; At the source of the longest river The [Read More...]

My Favorite Churches

Here starts a series of photographs of churches that mean a lot to me for one reason or another. The idea was prompted by Fra Lew’s photographs of Blackfriars below. When I first went to Oxford I started to attend Choral Evensong every Saturday night. The three main medieval colleges to maintain great choirs were [Read More...]

Anne Rice Update

There were some comments after my favorable review of Anne Rice’s Out of Egypt. Some were negative, but others speculated that Anne Rice was going to write another vampire novel. My blog review got a mention on Anne Rice’s website, and I’ve now been asked to interview Anne Rice for an article in St Austin [Read More...]


The English Dominicans are experiencing renewal and along the lines of the reform of the reform. They have young vocations, and its centered at Blackfriars in Oxford. Check out their cool blog here, and some great photos from the election of their new provincial and their Holy Week and Easter celebrations. I especially liked seeing [Read More...]

Memories of John Paul the Great

On the third anniversary of the death of John Paul the Great, Owl of the Remove records his personal memories. He attended Mass in the Pope’s private chapel and was in Rome when the Pope died. Read it here. [Read more...]