Monthly Archives: August 2012

Deborah Gyapong on The Anglo-Catholic’s Hiatus

Deborah Gyapong comments on her blog, Foolishness to the world, on the breaking events of this morning: The Anglo-Catholic blog is officially on hiatus now, first with Fr. Christopher Phillips announcement that he was taking a break, then with moderator Christian Campbell’s … Continue reading

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Clergy Told: Never Be Alone with Children

Is it not sad that things have come to this? Clergy will be reminded never to be alone with children under new rules proposed by an inquiry into sexual abuse in the Church of England. They will also be expected to … Continue reading

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Fr Christopher Phillips Leaves The Anglo-Catholic

And as I said when Deborah Gyapong announced her hiatus from the Anglo-Catholic blog: Good! The blog is but a shadow of what it once was and with them (Deborah Gyapong and Fr Phillips) gone, there will not be much going on that is worth … Continue reading

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Rhythm, Repetition, and the ‘Book of Common Prayer’

The distinctive aspect of the Cranmer liturgy is that it is in English — and a particular form of stately English whose wording may seem antique but whose rhythms retain a classic beauty. I wouldn’t, and can’t, write the same … Continue reading

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The New Ordinariate Office

For the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. We’ve had space to work in the offices of the Bishops’ Conference since January 2011, but now we’ve very kindly been given use of our own room there, which should give … Continue reading

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God’s Word in the King’s English

Why is the King James Bible still so revered? The answer here.  

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The Importance of Having a Prayer Corner

Ascending Mount Carmel: “But thou when thou shalt pray, enter into thy chamber, and having shut the door, pray to thy Father in secret: and thy Father who seeth in secret will repay thee.” (Matt. 6:6) In our age, solitude … Continue reading

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For Want of a Nail…

For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a … Continue reading

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Blogging, Honesty and Accountability

Blogging, secrecy and accountability is another rousing post by Fr Anthony Chadwick: A long time ago, I wrote and article on the Anglo-Catholic on Damian Thompson, Blogging and Episcopal Accountability. The article is still there. The essential theme is that … Continue reading

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The True Size of Africa

Perhaps Africa is far bigger than you realised?  

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