Relevant Radio

I’ll be on Relevant Radio’s morning show tomorrow 9:00 EST talking about the crisis in Anglicanism. Tune in! [Read more...]

I am the Immaculate Conception

Roving Medievalist posted this picture of Bayeux Cathedral, and it brought back a memory. As an Anglican priest I was travelling in France, and took some time to stop at Bayeux. It’s a quaint town with this neat little cathedral, and a great museum where you can view the famous Bayeux tapestry. I had been [Read More...]

Bearded Lady

Being a married Catholic priest has made some readers curious and they have asked to see photographs of my wife. This is Alison. You can see she has a slight facial hair problem, but I love her anyway… [Read more...]

Celebrity Jailbirds

For Mardi Gras we were invited to a ‘Celebrity Jailbirds’ party. Alison and I went as Saint Peter and Saint Paul. I hope it raised the tone somewhat as we were in the presence of Nick Nolte, Richard Nixon, Martha Stewart, Robert Downey Jr. Courtney Love etc etc. [Read more...]

Ash Wednesday

Because I do not hope to turn againBecause I do not hopeBecause I do not hope to turnDesiring this man’s gift and that man’s scopeI no longer strive to strive towards such things(Why should the ag├Ęd eagle stretch its wings?)Why should I mournThe vanished power of the usual reign? Because I do not hope to [Read More...]

Mercy Me

Here’s the link to the podcast of my homily for 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time…all about Gollum, Frodo and what it means to be merciful. After Mass a literary type was enthusiastic…”C.S.Lewis, Tolkien and Shakespeare in one sermon! Wow!” He missed the T.S.Eliot. But hey, I’m a one trick pony. Those are the only four [Read More...]