Monthly Archives: June 2014

We’re the young generation

At a clergy meeting I attended recently (nearly all the priests about my age) there was some concern expressed about the younger generation of seminarians. It seemed, some felt, that they were more conservative, in theology, dress and liturgy than ever … Continue reading

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The Ordinariate: child of ARCIC – a response

I’m grateful to Monsignor Andrew Burnham for the following comment on my last post, which I publish with his permission. ”   On each side of the dialogue there has been a conventional interpretation of the ARCIC process which goes something … Continue reading

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The Ordinariate: child of ARCIC

There was in the C of E to which I was ordained in the 1970’s a sort of ‘Catholic dynamic’. What I mean is that feeling that the Oxford Movement, the Catholic Revival, had permeated almost everywhere, and was now … Continue reading

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Mission Stations or Rest Homes (part 2)

  I want to be clear what I was and was not saying in my last post. A (kind) friend remarked that it was a bit like the writings of  a former Archbishop of Canterbury – sounded good, rather long, and … Continue reading

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Ordinariate Groups: Mission Stations – or Rest Homes

Those of us who had the pleasure and privilege of knowing the late Bishop Brian Masters (Area Bishop of Edmonton in the Anglican diocese of London) have a fund of his witty  – and very much to the point – … Continue reading

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