St Joseph the Worker

On the first of May all the students of St Joseph’s Catholic School (where I serve as chaplain) have the day off to go out in the community to do charitable service. It was great to see 460 kids gather with their household to head out in convoy across the town. They were involved in [Read More...]

Just Because It’s a Great Picture

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Who Built the Ark?

You can read here about a Dutchman who has built a replica of Noah’s Ark. It’s huge, but only 1/5 of the size of the real thing. He’s filled it with models of animals and a wax figure of an exhausted Noah stretched out for a nap. I can remember being brought up in a [Read More...]

Anglicans Swimming

Amy Welborn mentions a post at the Midwest Conservative Journal with speculation about more widespread conversions from Anglicanism to the Catholic faith. Maybe whole American dioceses swimming the Tiber and using the Anglican Use Liturgy? Read it and see what you think: A few of those commenting have brought up the practical difficulties. One is [Read More...]


Jolt yourself from your comfy American life and read this beautifully written account of Catholic life in the Phillipines. [Read more...]

Get in the Habit

In the photograph on the post below this you can spot a couple of the famous London phone boxes. These friars are in London, and it reminds me of a little story… I was travelling across London a few years ago with a friend who was a lapsed Catholic. We spotted a couple of Hare [Read More...]