/June 2011 Articles

Ghostly Counsel

Impaired Communion Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House he Eucharist in fact not only manifests our personal communion with Jesus Christ, but also implies full communio with the Church’; thus writes Pope Benedict in Sacramentum Caritatis. By [...]

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devotional

Heaven Austin Farrer Oh, do stop talking about me marrying you!’ says the hard hearted girl. ‘It’s so mercenary of you. Can’t you like me a bit as I am? Is there nothing in it for you except getting me?’ [...]

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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the error of extending Catholic order Religious controversy with the genuinely sincere and well informed is always disquieting. To find doctrines which have been loved, believed, lived and acted upon for centuries, challenged and regarded as mistakes, [...]

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Ignorance and self-delusion

Nicholas Turner considers why the term ‘self-ignorance’ seems to have fallen out of the language and returns to the seventeenth century when it was better understood Does belief in God make any difference in the so-called human sciences such as [...]

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from elsewhere

Tested in Faith John Newton explains the valuable work of the charity Aid to the Church in Need Christians around the world are enduring persecution and oppression, and many speak of Christianity as the world’s most persecuted religion. Catholic charity [...]

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Is the Ordinariate for you?

Andy Hawes offers the rationale behind the Anglican Association’s new pamphlet It was said in the last century that the ‘average Englishman did not have any strong religious views save one; that he was not a Roman Catholic!’ The Anglican [...]

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views, reviews and previews

THE CULT OF BEAUTY The Aesthetic Movement 1860–1900 Victoria and Albert Museum 2 April–17 July 2011 Admission £12, concessions available ‘ALL ART is quite useless... the Grosvenor [Gallery] is really the only place... every portrait that is painted with feeling [...]

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Medieval Masses

Looking at some of the East Anglian Seven Sacrament fonts (ND January 2011) gives insight into the Eucharist at the parish level in the late Middle Ages. The Mass scene normally centres on the Elevation of the Host, but at [...]

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Swimming the Tiber

David Babbington shares the story of his own vocation Born in the Sixties, of a Roman Catholic mother and Church of Ireland father, I was raised as Roman Catholic, attending church every week, becoming an altar server and going to [...]

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