Author Archives: Christopher Mahon

First impressions of the Anglican Use

This author describes her experience visiting an ordinariate parish, the first time she had attended our liturgy. Her experience echoes that of many others who have had a chance to pray in the Anglican tradition of the Catholic Church, but … Continue reading

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Anglican tradition spreads in New England

The Anglican tradition is putting down new roots in New Haven, Connecticut, bolstering the Catholic Church in the area. While evensong has been held monthly by the group known as the Ordinariate Fellowship of CT, their first mass has been … Continue reading

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Masses for Our Lady of Walsingham in our rite featured on NLM

The influential blog New Liturgical Movement today featured an article by Gregory DiPippo on Anglican Use masses being held for the Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham. As is also noted in the article (Ordinariate Rite Masses for Our Lady … Continue reading

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Julian of Norwich, Anglican Saint

A bright young Jewish Catholic friend of mine recently told me about her visit to the cell of Mother Julian of Norwich, an English anchoress and mystic venerated widely in the Anglican community. Amongst Anglicans, she is not infrequently called … Continue reading

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Patronal of Canadian Anglican Use Catholics

Today is the Feast of St John the Baptist. The Baptist is well-known as the patron saint of French Canada, and la Saint-Jean or la Saint-Jean-Baptiste, as today is known, is the major cultural holiday of French Canadians across the … Continue reading

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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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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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