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  • ‘Safeguarding’ officials’ vigilance over child sexual abuse, but OK with schools molesting minds
    ‘Safeguarding’ officials’ vigilance over child sexual abuse, but OK with schools molesting minds

    Charles Moore relates the sorry tale of how education inspectors Ofsted have been unduly severe on Ampleforth, the famous Catholic boarding schools with a sad history of child sexual abuse, but which has made great progress in improving the safety of pupils; despite this, after Ofsted swooped on the school with only 20 minutes’ notice for an ‘emergen

  • 1st Advent of Christ ~ Fr. Linus Clovis
    1st Advent of Christ

    St Paul's Letter to Romans | Rom 13 11-14

    An Urgent Appeal

  • Co-parenting’ and consumerism: the strangest of relationships
    Co-parenting’ and consumerism: the strangest of relationships

    Eleanor Fazan says that although predictions were made about the Coronavirus pandemic leading to a baby boom, for older women like her, it has meant the very opposite: ‘Far from being at home with nothing to do but procreate, for the rising numbers choosing late motherhood 2020 is presenting challenges’; indeed, ‘[t]he anti-pregnancy pandemic’ has ‘s

  • St Andrew ~ Fr. Linus Clovis
    St Andrew ~ Fr. Linus Clovis

    The Gospel According to St Matthew 4 18-22

    Jesus Calls the First Disciples

  • Trans campaign: changing everything but their own minds?
    Trans campaign: changing everything but their own minds?

    The NHS has announced that ‘[c]hildren with gender dysphoria will now need a court order before they are legally allowed to take puberty blockers’, following ‘a landmark High Court ruling in which judges said trans children should not have the controversial drugs unless they understood the “long-term risks” and “consequences”'; amid ‘warnings it was

  • 3 Advents of Christ ~ Fr. Linus Clovis
    3 Advents of Christ

    Homily of Fr. Linus Clovis

  • St Catherine Labouré ~ Fr. Linus Clovis
    St Catherine Labouré

    Catherine Labouré, D.C., (May 2, 1806 – December 31, 1876) was a French nun who was a member of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul and is a Marian visionary. She is believed to have relayed the request from the Blessed Virgin Mary to create the famous Miraculous Medal of Our Lady of Graces worn by millions of people around the world.

  • Free speech – but only if those who matter don’t mind
    Free speech – but only if those who matter don’t mind

    Charles Moore notes that in March this year, Cambridge University ‘came up with a policy to defend free speech’, with a statement from the university’s council saying that ‘[s]taff, students and visitors should have free speech’ as ‘long as they are “respectful” of differing opin

  • The Miraculous Medal ~ Fr. Linus Clovis
    The Miraculous Medal

    The Miraculous Medal, also known as the Medal of Our Lady of Grace, is a devotional medal, the design of which was originated by Saint Catherine Labouré following her apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Rue du Bac, Paris, France.

  • The ‘Swiss special way’ to cut Covid cases: the lockdown of death
    The ‘Swiss special way’ to cut Covid cases: the lockdown of death

    Apparently, ‘Switzerland is emerging as a model for how the coronavirus can be contained without a national lockdown, after daily infections halved since the start of November despite pubs, restaurants, gyms and sports facilities remaining open in much of the country.’ Last week, the declining figures were ‘hailed as a triumph for the “Swiss special