Monthly Archives: May 2018

Is GAFCON the “only game in town”?

David Virtue has a piece up at his site where Archbishop Gregory Venables, the Primate of South America, told the April launch of GAFCON Ireland that GAFCON is the only game in town for faithful Anglicans. “At this launch we … Continue reading

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E.L. Mascall on Pentecost

Mascall’s insightful meditation connecting the Annunciation and Pentecost illustrates his devotion to the eternal mystery of the Incarnation. When the Spirit descended in tongues of fire, it was to make the waiting group into the mystical Body of Christ in … Continue reading

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Meeting Mascall

Have you met the Rev. Canon Eric L. Mascall, OGS He was affectionately named the “greatest living 13th-century theologian”. In his profound writings, he was often, simply styled, E. L. Mascall. If you have not made his acquaintance, the arrival … Continue reading

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Ecclesial or Fundamentalist Catholic

Austen Ivereigh, the author of a most interesting biography of Pope Francis entitled The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope tweeted a link the other day to this post at the blog  Where Peter Is There is … Continue reading

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Fr Hunwicke and Anglican patrimony

Fr. Hunwicke didn’t get invited to speak at the Anglican Patrimony Conference at Oxford and he’s striking back on his blog by sharing what he would have written about had he been there. Because we have been on the subject … Continue reading

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More thoughts on Anglican Patrimony

The papers delivered at a recent Anglican Patrimony conference at Oxford are now up at this website. What is interesting is this conference included both Catholic and Protestant perspectives on Anglican Patrimony. For example, I’m told different views of Mary … Continue reading

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Working on the Patrimony

After hearing an Anglican critic complain that the Catholic Church will never understand Anglicanism, and therefore the Ordinariates will fail, I was forced to think a bit deeper about what we are trying to preserve in the Ordinariates. In a … Continue reading

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