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Shrove Tuesday pancake supper

One of our annual traditions at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is our annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper.  Both our priests are available for confession all afternoon so we can be “shriven” of our sins before Lent begins, while … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Anna Christina

On Feb. 2, as we were celebrating Candlemas at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we did so without our cantor and organist Michael Trolly. That’s because he was with his wife Rebecca as their baby daughter Anna Christina was … Continue reading

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Great interview on Salt and Light TV with Bishop Steven Lopes

Pour yourself a hot beverage and prepare yourself to watch a great interview by Fr. Thomas Rosica of Canada’s Salt and Light TV of Bishop Steven Lopes of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.  Proud to say he … Continue reading

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Baptism at Annunciation!

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Bishop Lopes visits Ottawa

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Why I am called to the Anglican Ordinariate

Elizabeth Scalia invited me to write a personal account for a series Aleteia is doing on differing liturgical expressions in the Catholic Church.  Above is a picture of me taken by Jake Wright on the day our parish was received into … Continue reading

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This was my experience, too

A most interesting post by a Catholic convert who first experienced beauty and reverence in the liturgy through attending Anglo-Catholic services.  It’s entitled Masculinity and the Liturgy by Sam Guzman over at The Catholic Gentleman: On the final stages of … Continue reading

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New Liturgical Movement article on Anglican offices

David Clayton has a great article over at The New Liturgical Movement on The Power of the Divine Office to Transform a Church and Society. He writes: This reinforces my belief that that if we want to transform the culture … Continue reading

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Fr Ed Tomlinson writes more about Ordinariate Catholics and the Latin Rite

He writes: What becomes clear is that there is a careful balancing act for every Ordinariate priest and group to consider. We must remain distinctive and yet also a functioning part of that which we joined. Lean too far into diocesan inculturation … Continue reading

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Marvelous interview with Cardinal Raymond Burke

Carl Olson over at Catholic World Report has posted an article on a recent interview Cardinal Raymond Burke gave to promote his new book.   So much good material in it I encourage you to read the whole thing. Hard to … Continue reading

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