/May 2019 Articles

Touching Place

ST MARY, HOUGHTON-ON-THE HILL, NORFOLK   One thousand years ago, Norfolk was one of the most populous parts of England, containing hundreds of small parishes, each with its own little church. Houghton-on-the-Hill was one of these, close by Peddar’s Way, [...]

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A Courtyard in Jerusalem

Ann George experiences a roof-top Easter   A visitor entering our school would step into the foyer of the old mission hospital, and be immediately confronted by a lectern on which there was fastened an abbreviated form of the 10 [...]

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Secular Liturgies

Tom Sutcliffe is grateful he is an opera critic   While working for the Guardian and before getting on General Synod, I voted for Margaret Thatcher three times as Conservative leader. I mention my liking for Maggie (who was not [...]

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May Diary

Thurifer dances to the music of time   For almost thirty years I paid an annual visit to Edinburgh for the International Festival and the ever-burgeoning Fringe. One of my traditions was to visit the Scottish National Gallery to see [...]

2019-06-10T09:43:47+00:00 May 2019 Articles|

A Giant in the Land

Matthew Fisher on the life and impact of Robert Dolling   Walking through a car park in Portsmouth that leads to a shopping centre built in the 1980s offers no clues to the atmosphere experienced by Fr Robert Dolling on [...]

2019-06-10T09:42:59+00:00 May 2019 Articles|

Faith of our Fathers

Arthur Middleton on the connection between prayer and orthodoxy   On the flyleaf of a modern translation of On the Incarnation it says ‘when it looked as if all the civilized world was slipping back from Christianity into the religion [...]

2019-06-10T09:41:33+00:00 May 2019 Articles|

Letter to the Editor

From Fr Alan Cooke   Some of us old ‘uns find it hard to understand how people like Andrew Sabinsky and Endre Kormos (‘The Young Tractarians’, April issue) so gladly embrace new technology while at the same time being so [...]

2019-06-10T09:40:39+00:00 May 2019 Articles|

Views, Reviews and Previews

Art   Van Gogh and Britain Tate Britain until 11 August. Booking advisable.   There are three reasons to see this show. The first is to see in one place some very fine paintings which have been lent by galleries [...]

2019-06-10T09:37:55+00:00 May 2019 Articles|

The way we live now

Christopher Smith finds himself in a melancholy mood this Easter   Easter is upon us, and we have busied ourselves with the Holy Week liturgies and done our best to engage with the journey from the Lord’s entry into Jerusalem, [...]

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