Category Archives: Anglo Catholic

St Chrysostom’s People: Walter Carroll

Maurice Duruflé‘s choral setting of Ubi Caritas was wonderfully performed, and filled St Chrysostom’s Church with glorious music during our celebration of St Chrysostom’s People. Euan Au conducted the singers, The Renaissance Consort, and when the piece came to an end he … Continue reading

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Seeing Angels

A small light feather on a path at Walsingham. ‘Did you know that it’s said they are messages from a dead relative?’ a friend, recently bereaved, asked. I didn’t know that, and it seemed a rather curious belief. I had … Continue reading

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Nominative Determinism in the clergy

The librarian of Pusey House invited us, in an earlier blog post on the names of Anglo Catholic clergy, to consider nominative determinist priests. For the unknowing ‘Nominative determinism,’ a term which first appeared in New Scientist in the 1990s, … Continue reading

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Serving Jesus generously in the Mass

Altar servers play such an important part at Mass at St Chrysostom’s. We are proud to have recruited a very varied team – different ages, ethnicities and outlooks.  And now a few words on altar servers from Pope Benedict XVI … Continue reading

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From Greenland to Jersey, from Delhi to Lismore

Narsarsuaq, Moscow, St Ouen, Raveningham, Stockport, Brighton, Harrisonburg VA, Walsingham and Manchester… the list could go on…and on. These are some of the places Vespers was prayed at 5pm over the Summer. What a fantastic response we had! First of … Continue reading

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Vivian Redlich: An inspiring modern martyr

I’m trying to stick, whatever happens. If I don’t come out of it just rest content that I have tried to do my job faithfully. Vivian Frederick Barnes Redlich, the son of a priest, grew up in Leicestershire and studied … Continue reading

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Walsingham – joyful, spiritual, inclusive and fun!

We had a fantastic pilgrimage to Walsingham this year – probably our largest numerically, very inclusive and very varied – and very joyful, spiritual and fun! It is always a delight to meet up with our friends from St Peter’s, … Continue reading

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