Monthly Archives: November 2017

More on the subject of married priests

The Catholic Herald has an interesting piece on married priests today that says in the UK anyway supporters for this change of discipline also come from the orthodox, not just the progressive, side.  And, of course, the Ordinariate gets mentioned. … Continue reading

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GK Chesterton and Anglo-Catholicism –a forerunner of the Personal Ordinariates

Chesterton and the Ordinariates by Simon Dennerly What do G.K. Chesterton and the Ordinariates have in common? In a sense, everything.  This has lead to a project to promote the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, by … Continue reading

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How one passes on musical patrimony to one’s children

UPDATE:  When I posted a link to this piece on Facebook on the Anglican Ordinariates Informal Conversation Forum, I wrote the following:  “How many of our Ordinariate parishes have choirs and encourage young people to sing? I loved the fact … Continue reading

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News about St. Barnabas in Omaha

From the Omaha World Herald a nice write-up about St. Barnabas, the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter parish in Omaha that had its altar dedicated last week by Bishop Steven Lopes. Here’s a short excerpt. Go on … Continue reading

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While we’re on the subject of married Catholic priests . . .

Andrea Erdman’s lovely reflection what it means to be the wife of a Roman Catholic priest and her views on priestly celibacy has sent our blog stats through the roof. While this topic is fresh on our readers’ minds, I … Continue reading

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Blog commenting policy

We had several comments on recent posts from new commenters that I could not publish because they were anonymous or under a pseudonym. Comments are moderated and if you wish to remain anonymous or under a pseudonym we don’t mind … Continue reading

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Not to us, O Lord, not to us . . .

When a priest is counseling a parishioner, he will often work to discover the root of the problem in question. In doing so, he is trying to find out the cause, so as better to engage a proper solution. In … Continue reading

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