Pope Arrives in Oz

The Pope arriving in Australia for World Youth Day 08. Can’t wait to see images of the Pope’s visit. Fantastic to see his stamina and the joy and power with which he undertakes his apostolic journeys. It is also great to see how the Holy Father is the only Christian leader who truly has a [Read More...]

Now Shoot the Other Foot

Not content with the already inflamed situation in his church, the Anglican Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, (who is also an old friend of Rowan Williams) declares that he would be more than willing to consecrate an openly gay man to be a bishop. He is pictured here on the left with Episcopal bishop [Read More...]

Wot the English Do Best

From time to time I have a little moan of grief on this blog about what England has come to.  Let me put on the record that events like the one pictured and described here give me great hope for old Blighty. It is a ‘Chaps Olympics’ founded for fellows who have no interest in sport [Read More...]

Biker Biretta Not

Sorry. The Biker Biretta, like the Anglican via media, is nothing but a good idea. For all you biretta junkies, here is a shot of me in my biretta with the servers at St Joseph’s Catholic School. [Read more...]

New Fellowship

OK. I’ve done it. I’ve joined the fellowship of bikers. Don’t tell me its my mid life crisis. I had that ten years ago. It all has to do with the rising price of gas… Besides it’s really fun. I haven’t actually bought a dream machine quite like the one pictured. A friend has allowed [Read More...]

St Benedict

One of the things I love about the Benedictine Way is that it is so locked into everyday life. Not for Benedict the intensity of mystical paths of perfection, creative meditation techniques and ascetical programs of prayer. Instead he expects his followers to find God within the ordinary round of work, prayer and study. The [Read More...]


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