/February 2002 Articles


A Lenten Meditation For Lancelot Andrewes celebrating the Nativity is our first Christmas and Easter is a second Christmas. At Christmas he becomes ours from his mother’s side. At Easter we become his by his Father’s side. Christmas makes us [...]

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A clerical detective story by PDJ Aymes Commander Eve Melhuilish awoke to the first four bars of the second movement of Bach’s Double Violin Concerto. It was her telephone. She skilfully disentangled herself from the hirsute arms of Ben, the [...]

2017-07-17T12:42:39+00:00 February 2002 Articles|

What’s It All About?

Who am I to know, with no more than a couple of science O-levels, but it seems to me that the core ‘answer’ of Professor Stephen Hawking’s new book (superstrings and p-branes) is not enormously more important than the late [...]

2017-07-17T12:40:24+00:00 February 2002 Articles|


The Roaring Lion of Compline Are you on your guard against the devil? He does not appear on earth because he is a spiritual being, the prince of the power of the air. He merely manipulates his agents, the demons, [...]

2017-07-17T12:39:51+00:00 February 2002 Articles|

Women Deacons?

A Perspective on the Sacrament of Orders At its annual assembly last month, the International Theological Commission of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith addressed the topic of the diaconate. In an interview with the German Catholic newspaper [...]

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