Tag Archives: Liverpool

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 … Read More

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Methodist “ordination” in Liverpool’s Catholic Cathedral cancelled

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, comes this news. Archbishop calls off Methodist ordinations By David V Barrett on Wednesday, 25 May 2011 The controversial proposed ordination of Methodist ministers in Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral in July has … Read More

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Liverpool: reversing the order of the sacraments

The ancient Church, and in Eastern Churches today, the sacraments “of initiation” were given “continuously”, that is, all at once.  Even infants were confirmed after baptism and then given the Eucharist.   The separation of confirmation came about probably as a … Read More

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