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Gavin Ashenden: Revelation or Revolution?

Gavin Ashenden has found himself in the news recently, and you are shortly to hear him say so. Earlier this year he resigned his position as Honorary Chaplain to HM The Queen in order to be able to speak out more freely against the direction the Church of England was taking. 662 more words

Speech Critique


A number of years ago (January of 2008), when I posted a few reflections about the priesthood and celibate love, I was almost immediately bombarded by the stories and comments of others, particularly those with negative experiences. 

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Quick Question?

Who said this or close to it?

“When women have the opportunity to fully share their gifts with the whole community, the community ends up “transformed” in a positive way.” 75 more words


Hidden Figures: Superwoman in the Church

Let me explain the title for you. Hidden Figures is an Oscar nominated film that revolves around three African-American women working at NASA in the early 1960s. 895 more words

"Is God Calling You? ...No, Not You, Sweetheart."

Originally posted November 9, 2016.

I have been wanting to write this piece for a very, very, very long time now.  It has been gathering strength like the winds and rains of a storm inside my chest cavity for many months, but I wanted to wait until this specific week, National Vocation Awareness Week, to address an issue that has morphed for me from an annoying hypocrisy to what might end up of being one of the main causes that steers me for the rest of my life, and, increasingly likely, the reason I may finally and officially abandon the faith into which I was baptized.   2,815 more words


March 30, 2017 Presentation Slides – Priesthood

Smaller crowd last night with the college students off on spring break, but still a quality discussion nonetheless. The topic was about the Priesthood, we also talked about married and women priests as well. 41 more words