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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 [...]


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 [...]

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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