Monthly Archives: May 2013

The future of Anglo-Catholicism

A nobleman went into a far country to receive kingly power… but his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him saying, ‘We do not want this man to reign over us.’    Luke 19:12,14. Fr Philip North has better … Continue reading

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Small groups: a model for growth through the Ordinariate

‘Groups of Anglicans’ – that’s what ‘Anglicanorum Coetibus’ means. So ‘groups’ is an important word for us; it’s part of who we are as Catholics in the Ordinariate. As Anglicans we had lots of groups! Lent groups, home groups, Group … Continue reading

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Models for Mission in the Ordinariate

Last year I wrote an article for the ‘Catholic Herald’ in which I suggested that the insights of the Church Planting Movement might be useful for the newly established Ordinariate.  In particular I imagined that an Ordinariate group of lay … Continue reading

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A society which has lost its memory

On my recent visit to Rome I took to read ‘The Towers of Trebizond’ by Rose Macaulay. Two themes are intertwined: the hilarious world of an Anglo-Catholic mission to Turkey led by Father High Chantry-Pigg and Aunt Dot on her … Continue reading

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