Anglo-Catholics have a long history of involvement in social justice. So long, in fact, that we were in the business long before that term became fused, in the public mind, to "secular progressivism." But our relationship with the poor and powerless didn't end in Victorian London. The Lost and Lonely Rev. Jack Adam (1932-2007) founded St. … Continue reading Chapel of the Holy Family, Boulder City
Some time back, I said that I would return to writing by the end of Epiphany. Now, we’re into the –gesima days, and I apologize for not updating you earlier. Here’s what I see in the future of this blog and discussion group: - Once I’ve said what I need to say, I don’t say … Continue reading Update
Dec. 15, 2018 - Hello everyone! I’d like to thank you all for reading my articles, and update you on the future of this discussion group. First, even though I’m a lazy Millennial, I now have a steady job. Thanks be to God! This has interfered with my writing. You can expect further output from … Continue reading From our Facebook group
"Childish adults are the most dangerous thing in the world... Adults treated like children are the saddest."
My first attempt at a meme. You heard it here first!
"[I]t has seemed impossible to keep all the [Anglo-Catholic] Brighton churches flourishing at the same time, and someone said to me not too long ago: 'No one has been converted in Brighton for the last fifty years, and the Catholics just regroup themselves around the churches... every few years.'" - pg. 137
"Whenever we had a big pilgrimage [to the Shrine of our Lady] I usually got a crop of abusive letters, one half complaining that too much of the Prayer Book had been used, and the other half enraged that the Mass had not been Prayer Book enough... Anglo-Catholics could display the same kind of intolerance … Continue reading Merrily on High (2)
"These days, boys at public schools are in a ferment about compulsory chapel... I sometimes think the answer would be to put the chapel 'out of bounds'... and then they would feel deprived and want to go to church for the rest of their lives!" - p. 40-41
The Rev. Canon Colin Stephenson was a prominent Anglo-Papalist and the second Guardian of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (1958-68). He attended St. Bartholomew's, Brighton as a boy and was Vicar of St. Mary Magdalene's, Oxford as a man. Though he took defiant pride in being among the spikiest of his generation of … Continue reading Anglo-Catholic of the Week: The Reverend Canon Colin Stephenson
Am I consciously or unconsciously creating the impression that I am better than I really am? In other words, am I a hypocrite? Am I honest in all my acts and words, or do I exaggerate? Do I confidentially pass on to another what was told to me in confidence? Can I be trusted? Am … Continue reading Self-examination from the Holy Club