Monthly Archives: February 2014

Anglican Patrimony: the voice of the laity (2)

Fr Philip North has described the General Synod of the Church of England as “clumsy, dysfunctional and dangerous”. As an Anglican – and an Anglo-Catholic – Fr North has reason to use these harsh terms, given the way that the … Continue reading

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Anglican Patrimony: the voice of the laity

One of the most obvious features of a parish church in the C of E is its Church Council. It has huge legal responsibility for the building and finances, and more general authority – in tandem with the Vicar – … Continue reading

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How Newman speaks to us

‘ “God has not appointed us unto wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with Him.” Let us seek the grace if a … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Ordinariate Use

An invitation from my family to join them for the day took me down last Saturday to Portsmouth. St Agatha’s Church were celebrating their Patronal Festival, and I was interested to see how the Ordinariate Use might be presented. St … Continue reading

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