Checklist for Anglican Tiber Swimming

In 1994 I was an Anglican priest on the Isle of Wight. I had a wife and two young children. We lived in a beautiful Victorian vicarage in the country. I had two beautiful Norman churches to look after. (Brading Church pictured above) My church was growing. My congregation were loving and kind. I wanted [Read More...]

Light from Fides et Ratio

It’s ten years now since JP2′s encyclical Fides et Ratio. It is a great analysis of what B16 calls ‘the dictatorship of relativism’. Part of the encyclical analyzes the underlying assumptions in our relativistic society which contribute to the relativism of our day. The four types of thought which Pope John Paul discusses are: eclecticism, [Read More...]

Peter Brooks in The Times…

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Dream

Picture England twenty years from now. The Church of England is on its last legs. They have far too many buildings. The clergy are ancient and have to look after ten or fifteen parishes. The atheistic English government has refused to step in and maintain the ancient medieval churches, cathedrals and abbeys. The Church of [Read More...]

Anglo Catholic Blog

De Cura Animarum┬áis a blog by a young American Anglo Catholic priest called Jeffrey Steel. Check it out for an insider’s thoughts and feelings on the current Anglican Agonies. UPDATE: Here’s another Anglo Catholic blog. Geesh, these folks have beautiful churches and splendid vestments!! This blog, called Anglican Wanderings ┬áis by a couple of priests, [Read More...]

New Anglican News

I apologize if my posts are all on Anglicanism at the moment, but truly historic things are happening, and it should be of interest to all Catholics. Damian Thompson reports today that one of the traditionalist Anglican bishops, Andrew Burnham, is preparing to lead Anglo Catholics to Rome en masse. He is already in discussions [Read More...]


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