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Ecce sacerdos magnus

Roger Caswell remembers Beaumont Lauder Brandie, Priest, 21st October 1940-19th May 2020 How very Beau  - to have left instructions that ‘Ecce sacerdos magnus’ should be played at his cremation service.  Ecce sacerdos magnus  -  behold a great priest  -  [...]

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Meeting Mrs Scudamore

Eleanor Relle introduces a catholic pioneer “Sissie and I to Mission Service/Mr Boys, at All Saints at 4. No canonical 3 hymns. 2 extempore prayers. Exposition on Union of Believers with Christ ignoring the Church’s means of Union.” This entry [...]

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Who? Me?

Michael Fisher considers his call The Parish Mass had ended, and the congregation were leaving. The priest stood by the door to chat to people or simply say goodbye. Among them was a thirty-one-year-old teacher who attempted to slip past [...]

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Lauda Sion

Harri Williams offers a reflection for Corpus Christi I must admit to having been rather despondent about the celebration of Corpus Christi this year. At the beginning of lockdown I had imagined we would have returned to our church buildings [...]

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Anglo Catholicism in Lancashire

Tony Hodgson reflects upon the legacy of Bishop Baddeley In his perceptively written lead article of June’s edition of New Directions, Dr John Tomlinson provided both a fascinating and encouraging overview of the present condition of the Catholic Tradition across [...]

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World Peace Day

J. Alan Smith on an act of reconciliation  My father, Francis John (Jack) Smith, died in Mukaishima POW Camp on 28 December 1942.  Mukaishima is on a small island off the southern coast of Honshu, the main island of Japan, [...]

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