Monthly Archives: July 2018

Having the best credentials won’t necessarily make you holy

Having the best credentials in the world for becoming a priest or a prelate does not ensure he is the best man for  the office. In fact, if I had to choose between someone who has a God-given, supernatural faithor … Continue reading

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Unity, Communion and Having One Mind

Yesterday, the collect for Our Lady of Atonement was as follows: O GOD, who dost gather together those that have been scattered, and who dost preserve those that have been gathered: we beseech thee, through the intercession of the most … Continue reading

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Anglican Patrimony worth preserving–or not?

I have occasionally commented on the aspects of Anglicanism we are so glad to have left behind, whether it is: synodal and “democratic” approaches to doctrine whereby a truth or sacrament handed down by the Apostles gets overturned by a … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new Catholic priests!

On June 30, the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham welcome eight—that’s right–eight new priests who were ordained at the Birmingham Oratory.  Though six were former Anglican priests, two of the new priests came from within the Ordinariate formation … Continue reading

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The Induction of Grace

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What the Catholic and Anglican Churches can learn from each other . . .

The National Catholic Reporter’s Josh McElwee reports on the latest document to come out of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission’s dialogue. Among the considerations in the 68-page report, released July 2, are questions of how the Catholic Church might learn … Continue reading

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The Patrimony and the Precious Blood

In the Roman Rite prior to 1969, July 1 was the feast of the Precious Blood of Jesus; July remains the month of the Precious Blood. Cradle Catholics over a certain age will remember the line of booklets produced by … Continue reading

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