Author Archives: Charles A. Coulombe

About Charles A. Coulombe

I am a Catholic Historical speaker and author.

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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Rome and the Patrimony

On this feast of Ss. Peter and Paul, it is important to remember that the Anglosphere – like every other realm on Earth – has particular ties to the Eternal City. Prior to the Reformation, the King of England was … Continue reading

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Visiting Ss. John Fisher and Thomas More.

June 22 is the feast of Ss. John Fisher and Thomas More, a key date in the life of the Patrimony. Pilgrims wishing to visit sites and shrines associated with them may find the following useful. Although St. John Fisher’s … Continue reading

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The Return of the Gilbertines

On July 7, Brother Robert-Charles Bengry and Brother Sean-Patrick Beahen will be ordained to the Sacred Priesthood by Bishop Lopes. This is an historic day, not only in the life of the Ordinariate but in that of the Church as a … Continue reading

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The Feast of St. Alban

This Friday, June 22, is the traditional feast of the Protomartyr of Britain, St. Alban. His cultus was key in the foundation of the patrimony, and to-day he has two shrines: the medieval one in Cologne, and the revived one … Continue reading

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Summer Sports and the Apostolate

Recently I have been at two events here in Southern California that attempt to conjure the spirit of Merrie England in sun-baked Los Angeles: The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire, and the far more modest Summer Faire of the British Home … Continue reading

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White Rose Day

Sunday, June 10, is White Rose Day, about which I wrote extensively two years ago at another site. I do not have too much to add to what is written therein, save to observe that as the day itself is … Continue reading

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