Tag: Sacrament

Botany with Boniface

Gotta love those saints of old. Boniface returned to Upper Hessia and repaired the losses which occurred during his absence, many having drifted back into paganism; he also administered everywhere the Sacrament of Confirmation. He continued his work in Lower Hessia. To show the heathens how utterly powerless

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Vincent Nichols’ Sermon

Yesterday the Ordinariate officially got underway with the three defecting bishops being ordained priests in the Roman Catholic church. Vincent Nichols’ sermon was actually quite interesting. Forget the fuss over the Ordinariate being dedicated to Mary (of Walsingham no less

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Responding to “The Church and Homosexuality”

I thought it might be suitable to address the main point of Jeffrey John’s position as outlined in his paper, “The Church and Homosexuality” which was first published in 1998.  In some senses this is a better paper then the

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Nothing Controversial…

An interesting little announcement from Southwark Cathedral. 11.00 The central act of worship of the Christian Church instituted by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper in which we encounter God in word and sacrament. The Cathedral Choir leads the service

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In the Church Times

Almost missed it, but I’m in this weekend’s Church Times and it’s a perfect spot as dusk falls on Reformation Day. Turn with me to page 12… What are the reasons for there being no statutory fees for baptisms in

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Marriage and Baptism

See, here’s the problem with the latest outpouring of “pastoral sensitivity” from the Church of England. On the one hand the official guidance says: In some of those instances where couples seeking a church wedding already have children, the couple

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