The Plebiscite… — Brian Harris

In 2015 I presented a paper at a forum on Sexuality and the Church which largely focused on same sex marriage. I have been asked to re-present it many times, and posted its content on this blog in 2015. It remains the one which has attracted the most hits, though tucked away as it is with…

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Community and the wicked


Quite a day, was today. A difficult time to be Catholic, as we face yet more truth about the pain and shame of being CatholicI had decided it was to be a time I would not flinch from. Each  morning, I would spend a short period of time keeping vigil, sitting in the chapel, being mindful of Continue reading “Community and the wicked”

When angels come to visit


detail of Martini and Memmi’s The Assumption and Two Saints


All month, I’ve been reading items, article, blogs about how Christmas marks the time that God became human. I’ve never really understood this; it always seems to me that the annunciation marks that event. The moment in history when God’s messengers conversed

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