Monthly Archives: August 2018

Onward Christian Soldiers! Toward a masculine, robust Christian faith

We still sing Onward Christian Soldiers in our parish.  It’s one of those hymns that many Christian denominations have relegated to the dustbin because it sounds so militaristic. But I love it, because it is about the reality of spiritual … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Dowry

This being the day of my departure to take up studying for the Master’s programme at the International Theological Institute in Austria – AND, in the traditional Roman Calendar, the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer as … Continue reading

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Peter Slipper- Bishop of Australia?

  It may have escaped your attention that the disgraced former Federal Speaker of the House, Peter Slipper, has been made ‘Bishop of Australia’. While Peter Slipper has maintained a public presence since his departure from politics, he kept his … Continue reading

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James Atkinson-Wake: “who wears the Mitre of Satan”

You have probably have never heard of the English chameleon who claims to be a “Catholic bishop”, has gone by several names and has ordained quite a number of “bishops” which form a shady international network. He claims his movement … Continue reading

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Why the Church needs You, Specifically

The recent revelations regarding Cardinal McCarrick and the Pennsylvania 300 have forced many more Catholics into an uncomfortable realisation that some of us cradle Catholics of a certain age have lived with our entire adult lives: as Pope Adrian VI … Continue reading

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Prayer requests sought for Pilgrimage

Bishop Steven Lopes of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter is leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land Oct. 2-12. Joining him will be six Ordinariate priests and 95 faithful. “The spiritual benefits of the pilgrimage need … Continue reading

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Regarding the present crisis

Maybe some of you who came into the Catholic Church because of Pope Benedict XVI’s generous offer to Anglicans are wondering what on earth did I get myself in for by joining the Catholic Church? For me, none of what … Continue reading

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