Monthly Archives: May 2018

Anglican Rosaries

There have been a number of occasions on which members of our Anglican Catholic community have commented, both online and off, about the ‘Anglican Rosary’, or Anglican prayer beads, and whether members of the ordinariates pray it. It seems there … Continue reading

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St. Bede the Venerable on the Visitation

FROM A HOMILY BY ST. BEDE “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my savior. With these words, Mary first acknowledges the special gifts she has been given. Then she recalls God’s universal … Continue reading

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Historic Torres Strait Ordination (OLSC)

The Ordinary, Msgr Harry Entwistle is pleased to announce that the first ordination of a Torres Strait Island Ordinariate member will take place in June.   Kopel Gibuma, a former member of the Melanesian Brotherhood in their Australian mission and … Continue reading

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U.S.-based student loans stopping you from applying for CSP seminary? There is help

Student loans are one of those unspoken scandals- one which has severely damaged the Catholic Church in terms of vocations. Young people have attended universities in numbers like never before, as they are told it is the only way to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Royal Wedding

The first thing that disappointed me about the Royal Wedding last weekend was the liturgy.  A banal, updated, ecumenical translation of our beautiful, patrimonial marriage service that didn’t even update the “and also with you” the way the Catholic Church … Continue reading

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Hodie in Historia Ecclesia Anglicana

On this sad and lamentable day in AD 1533, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, declared King Henry VIII’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon null and void. Five days later on May 28, Cranmer would declare King Henry VIII’s marriage to … Continue reading

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Anglican Catholicism in the ‘Broken Vase’ analogy

A gentleman raised the Aidan Nichols ‘broken vase’ analogy on an online forum yesterday morning: “You might like my comment on the name of the Ordinariate: We can keep the “Anglican” name as this is how it was set up … Continue reading

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