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Sobering words from Bp. Davies of Shrewsbury, England

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury gave a sermon yesterday at a Mass in Thanksgiving for the Pontificate of Benedict XVI.
In the sermon he asked, about Pope Benedict’s time:

Tonight we might each examine our consciences and ask: did we live up … Continue reading

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Great video on the “Dome of Home”

Here is a great video about the “Dome of Home”, a large church near Liverpool, England, in the Diocese of Shrewsbury entrusted now to the Institute of Christ the King.

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Of near-death and resurrection for a great English church

Another great article appeared in the full print and full digital edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald.  SUBSCRIBE.
This one is about near-death and resurrection.
I have long been interested in the near-death experiences of some parishes.  For … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Diocese of Portsmouth in England

I read with interest about the appointment of the new Bishop of Portsmouth, His Excellency Most Rev. Bp.-Elect Philip Egan, vicar general of the Diocese of Shrewsbury, Vicar General of the Diocese of Shrewsbury.
I noted with additional interest that my friend … Continue reading

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The Curé of Blackfen riffs The Curé of Ars: “If only your soul was as beautiful as your iPad!”

As I write, people in England have the opportunity to venerate the heart of St. John Vianney. My friend Fr. Tim Finigan, the mighty P.P. of Blackfen, the Dean of Bexley, His Hermeneuticalness, offers a fine post on blog which, … Continue reading

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Bp. Davies (D. Shrewsbury) defends marriage: politicians who give lips service to the family must now act

Pres. Obama, The First Gay President, is not the only one undermining our first freedoms.
We have been keeping an eye His Excellency Most Rev. Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury (south of the River Mersey next to Liverpool, the southern parts … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI sends Apostolic Blessing, Indulgence for opening of Extraordinary Form church

Brick by brick across the Mersey River:
Press Release from the Diocese of Shrewsbury
Sunday 18th March 2012
For immediate release:
Pope Benedict XVI offers blessing and indulgence to mark reopening of landmark Wirral church
Pope Benedict XVI is offering a Papal Blessing with an … Continue reading

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Bp. Davies (D. Shrewsbury): Pastoral letter on Pope Benedict’s visit, Friday abstinence, new translation

From ZENIT comes the text of a pastoral letter by the Bishop of Shrewsbury, England, Most Rev. Mark Davies.  He issued it for the 1st anniversary of Pope Benedict’s visit to England.  This pastoral letter is supposed to be read … Continue reading

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D. Shrewsbury, England and the New Evangelization.

For your Brick by Brick File.
From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald comes this, with my emphases and comments.
A major centre for Eucharistic Adoration and the Old Mass? It’s the latest episcopal surge forward
Bishop Davies is striking a … Continue reading

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Wirral’s Dome of Home: Institute of Christ the King in England?

Brick by Brick.  Wirral’s Dome of Home.
First, a related story: Mass marks re-opening of Wirral church (with video).  The accents tell you we are close to Liverpool!
From the Beeb.
Catholic order could reopen Wirral’s Dome of Home
St Peter and St Paul’s … Continue reading

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