In the Pink

And you thought only the priests wore pink on Laetare Sunday… Hat Tip to Obnoxiously Pious, who tells us that the sisters in question are Adoration Sisters of the Holy Spirit. Do they know about the noble wife in Proverbs 31? Verse 22 says ‘she is clothed in fine linen and purple.’ [Read more...]

Great Hat

Go ahead. Tell me Catholics don’t have the best headgear. (Hat tip to Dappled Things) Captions please… [Read more...]

The Gargoyle Code – 8

Hogwart, my patient bumped into his parish priest on the golf course yesterday afternoon and spent a whole hour with him at the bar. I tried very hard to get my man to criticize the priest for being at the golf club at all, but to no avail. He actually likes his parish priest! This [Read More...]

Obnoxiously Pious

I’ve often said that there’s at least one thing the Catholics win hands down: clerical headgear. A fun new UK Catholic blog called Obnoxiously Pious has some pictures if you’re interested. The real collector of this stuff is over at Dappled ThingsIt’s not easy to find out who is behind ‘Obnoxiously Pious’ Does the ‘OP’ [Read More...]

The Boy Bishop

For St Nicholas Day I posted about the tradition of the Boy Bishop. Our blogger at Westminster Cathedral in London (not to be confused with the ecclesiastical museum Westminster Abbey) has lots of pictures and stuff about their recent Boy Bishop ceremony. Have a look. It’s a pity about the mitre. Surely Watt & Co. [Read More...]

The Way of All Flesh

My Lenten sermons at St Mary’s have been recorded and are available to stream, download or transfer to your iPod or MP3 player. Sermon for Lent 3 is called The Way of All Flesh and starts off with the story of a chocoholic who was cured by a self help expert. See what you think… [Read more...]