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Virtue is its own Reward

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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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HISTORIC DAY FOR THE ORDINARIATE AND CATHOLIC CHURCH

On June 9th in St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Church, West Cairns, Qld, Kopel Gibuma was the very first Torres Strait Islander to be ordained to the transitional Diaconate in the Catholic Church. In observance of Torres Strait Island tradition, Mr Gibuma … Continue reading

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OLSC 6th Birthday, with a Present!

Today is the 6th anniversary of the foundation of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, another high point after the historic Ordination of our first Torres Strait Islander member of the clergy, Kopel Gibuma: with more ordinations … 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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The Sacred Heart and the Anglican Patrimony

June being the month and Friday the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, some may think that this “Continental” devotion has nothing to do with the Anglican Patrimony. As I wrote elsewhere a few years ago, nothing could be … Continue reading

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