Pope Re-Popes

Episcopal bishop Clarence Pope became a Catholic in 1994 then went back to the Episcopal Church. The Holy Whappers report his reversion to Catholicism here. The question of Anglican clergymen coming over to Rome and then going back to Anglicanism was one we faced from time to time in England working with the St Barnabas [Read More...]

Doctor’s Hat

I keep telling you Catholics have the best hats… [Read more...]

Via Crucis

http://youtube.com/v/E3db-9fV4YI This video of the persecution of the Church in China reminds me of my dear adopted England. The Church there endured similar persecution. For decades priests were hunted down, tortured and killed, and for hundreds of years Catholics were persecuted, deprived of property and all civil rights. Now the same church is threatened by [Read More...]

British Links

Fr Ray posts about the upcoming ordination of Matthew Goddard here in the USA. He is studying at the FSSP seminary along with a couple of other British guys. Matthew is the son of a married former Anglican priest. Fr Goddard is parish priest at West Grinstead–a little parish in West Sussex. At this amazing [Read More...]

Peter the Steward

I never noticed the full meaning of this passage in Luke’s gospel: “Then Peter said, “Lord, is this parable meant for us or for everyone?”And the Lord replied, “Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the master will put in charge of his servants to distribute the food allowance at the proper time?Blessed [Read More...]


Sorry no blogging recently. Very busy with the preparations for school start up. In addition to my school duties I will be leading the RCIA course at St Mary’s Church. Prayers please to find some extra hours in the day for all that I need to do. [Read more...]