Author Archives: Mark J. Kelly

About Mark J. Kelly

Mark J. Kelly is "Revert" to the Catholic Church, after being dazed and malformed by the liturgical experiments of the 60s and 70s, he was reoriented by dear Protestant friends, Anglican and Reformed, to whom he remains ever grateful. He is an active member of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (The Order of Malta)

For the Honour of God, The Sacrifice of Bl. Adrian Fortescue

Sir Adrian Fortescue was well favored by King Henry VIII whom he faithfully served under arms. He was additionally honoured by his own cousin, Anne Boleyn, he was present when she was crowned as Queen in 1533. But Adrian held … Continue reading

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Thomas More Enters the Tower of London

On this day in 1534, Sir Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England, refused to take the oath to the English succession. One year later Henry VIII indicted him for treason and had him beheaded.  A prayer of Saint Thomas More while … Continue reading

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On This Day…

On this day in 1672, Charles II of England issued his first declaration of indulgence,suspending Parliament’s legislation against Catholic and Protestant dissenters. The Royal Declaration of Indulgence was Charles II’s attempt to extend religious liberty to Nonconformists and Roman Catholics in his realms, by suspending the execution … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday In Lent – Poem by John Keble

The historic Muse, from age to age, Through many a waste heart-sickening page Hath traced the works of Man: But a celestial call to-day Stays her, like Moses, on her way, The works of God to scan. Far seen across … Continue reading

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