Monthly Archives: October 2017

Mount Calvary Church celebrates 175 years with altar consecration Nov. 11

Please forgive the light blogging as I have been extraordinarily busy with my journalism work in recent days.  However, a Society member Tom Bako from Mount Calvary Parish in Baltimore has come to my rescue with news of this wonderful … Continue reading

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Retaining faith and identity

Yesterday, I had the joy of meeting the new Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholics who was in Ottawa as part of a congress bringing together bishops from the countries of immigration.  Then I attended Vespers at St. Peter and … Continue reading

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If it isn’t about the salvation of souls, why bother?

Had an interesting conversation with one of our new board members via Skype last night and one thing we discussed was the mission of the Anglicanorum Coetibus Society. The mission of the Anglicanorum Coetibus Society is: To offer independent and … Continue reading

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What of Anglicanism have I been able to keep?

I have already written of what from the Anglican world I had to put off in order to become Catholic.  Now, let me share some of the things I have been able to keep, what Pope Benedict XVI called in … Continue reading

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So, what did I have to put off to become Catholic?

In the run-up to our becoming Catholic on Divine Mercy Sunday 2012, I recall  the Primate of the Traditional Anglican Communion Archbishop John Hepworth saying  our greatest difficulty would be to learn to stop saying, “This is what I think,” … Continue reading

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Putting off old identity and putting on the new

If it ever came to be that I had to choose between my Catholic identity and my Anglican identity, I would choose my Catholic identity.  Thankfully, I do not have to choose but I did have had to put off … Continue reading

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Preparing the “elevator conversation”

Back in the day when I was trying to get a novel published, I attended various writers’ conferences to learn how to attract an agent and a publisher. One of the things we had to learn to do was prepare … Continue reading

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