The Blogging Year That Was (2011)

This blog has been up and running for a year (as of tomorrow). So just by way of interest: The blog has had just under 150,000 visitors. What is it that they came looking for? Search terms (in order of popularity) are: The Traditional Anglican Communion Monsignor Ian Dempsey Fr Stephen Smuts Fr John Corapi Fr…

Receiving Anglicanism

Writes Fr Dwight Longenecker (himself a former Anglican): On Sunday the Anglican Ordinariate for the United States will be formally announced. As we prepare to receive our Anglican brothers and sisters in this historic step towards church unity, what will the Anglicans be receiving from their step of faith into full communion, and what will we…

Clay Pipe Mouthpiece Unearthed in Israel

Discovery News: A centuries-old mouthpiece of a pipe, which might have been used to smoke hashish, has been unearthed in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. Bearing the Arabic inscription “love is language for the lovers,” (literally translated, it reads “heart is language for the lover”) the clay pipe was…