Category Archives: Anglo Catholic

Watching in Advent

“Year passes after year silently ; Christ’s coming is ever nearer than it was. O that, as He comes nearer earth, we may approach nearer heaven ! … pray Him to give you the heart to seek Him in sincerity. … Continue reading

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Starting the journey… #Posada2019

For the first time this year Mary, Joseph and the donkey, #Posada2019, have been seen, beginning their journey towards Church. In the hills, north of Manchester in Rossendale the Posada figures began their 2019 journey at a lovely Place of … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Kibeho

On 28th November 1981, in the cafeteria of a secondary school in Rwanda, a sixteen year old schoolgirl, Alphonsine Mumureke heard a voice ‘soft as air and sweeter than music.’ She saw a beautiful woman in a flowing seamless dress … Continue reading

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A Novel Angelus

“The Angelus bell slowly rings. Sister Hermance turns in the general direction of the high altar and get to her knees as she prays, “The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.” “And she conceived of the Holy Ghost.” And … Continue reading

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The Viciousness of Injustice: Ken Leech Memorial Lecture

A plate of liver and onions in a university refectory might not be the most memorable of meals usually, but I remember it very well. I was a theology student at King’s College London. It was 1989. I was 20 … Continue reading

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39 candles for trafficking victims

Vietnamese survivors of human trafficking gathered today (8th November) at St Chrysostom’s Church together with volunteers, church members and friends for an act of worship to remember the 39 Vietnamese trafficked people, from North and Central Vietnam, who suffocated on … Continue reading

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Action for Revival: Ken Leech

“We need to stress that the Church is a Divine society with a life-style which is quite contrary to the values which govern western society at the present time, for it is based on sharing. The Eucharistic life, in which … Continue reading

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