Daily Archives: July 4, 2016

The Brisbane Oratory in Formation

  And now for something slightly different. Some may be surprised that the Congregation of the Oratory of St Philip Neri never made it to the Botany Bay penal settlement ever since that day when Captain (later Governor, later Admiral) … Continue reading

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Ecumenism, Pope Pius XI, and “Spiritual Drabness”

CP&S Comment: We often hear the complaint that the world has become so dull, grey and barren since Pope Francis came to the Chair of Peter. The life and the colour are being drained away by listless conformism to spiritual drabness, where once … Continue reading

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