Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Anglo-Roman Missal

The English Missal, or Knott Missal, is in different ways an important part of both the Anglican and Roman patrimonies, being the essential way in which Anglicans celebrated the Roman rite in the 20th century, and the principle liturgical vernacular … Continue reading

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Ordinary’s Homily (OLSC: 14/01/18)

“The crisis for the Church faces in our age is one it has faced many times in its history, namely that many Catholics are no longer Catholic. In our culture they are Catholic Protestants or Catholic secularists, which is a … Continue reading

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The National Catholic Register looks at the growth of the “English-Catholic” Ordinariates

Peter Jesserer Smith has a detailed piece in the National Catholic Register looking at the progress made last year in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. The Anglicanorum coetibus Society gets a mention!

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Chapels Royal and the Ordinariates

Today being its Octave Day, my reference on the feast of the Epiphany to the Queen’s bestowal of gold, frankincense and myrrh upon her Chapel Royal at St. James’ Palace may lead some to wonder about that institution, which is … Continue reading

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Save the date! Nov. 4-8, 2019 in Rome

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is planning a symposium and other events for November 4-8, 2019 in Rome to mark the 10th anniversary of Anglicanorum coetibus, the document that Pope Benedict XVI published establishing Ordinariates for Catholics of … Continue reading

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Letter from the Anglicanorum coetibus Society President in Shared Treasure

Here is my Letter from the President from the latest edition of Shared Treasure, now behind our membership wall at our website. I am publishing it here because it explains our the Anglicanorum coetibus Society’s name and mission.  I hope after … Continue reading

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The Mixed Legacy of William Laud

On calendars across the Anglican Communion, January 10 is observed as the day of Blessed (or even Saint) William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr. He is pointed to – and quite rightly – as a defender of remaining and … Continue reading

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