This evening …

 … I propose to begin reprinting a series on Judaism and Christianity which first appeared in, I think, 2014. They were occasioned by my distress … that, on instructions from Cardinal Marx, the CBCEW had joined him in a very unwholesome onslaught on the...

Rubrics, rubrics …

So did you observe the Immaculate Conception yesterday, or are you enjoying it today? When December 8 is a Sunday, the “EF” keeps the Festival on that Sunday (the Sunday being commemorated … with, in the St Lawrence ORDO [have you got one yet?] Last...

December 8: avoiding anathemas

How to ‘reconcile’ the Catholic and Orthodox attitudes to our Lady’s Conception? Noble attempts have been made to reconcile the two traditions, not least under the auspices of the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and it has become an...