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A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Thanks to ‘New Liturgical Movement’

Encouraging response from Gregory Dipippo, editor of the website -‘New Liturgical Movement’: ‘I am the editor of the website New Liturgical Movement. We cover every aspect of the Church’s liturgical … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cotswold Bruderhof

  The Cotswold Bruderhof by Richard Barton (2016) Eberhard Arnold was a well-known German scholar and in 1920 began with a group of friends to live a communal life – … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Story of Father Ignatius’s Community at New Llanthony Abbey by Hugh Allen

The Story of Father Ignatius’s Community at New Llanthony Abbey by Hugh Allen To the diarist Francis Kilvert, his near neighbour Father Ignatius (born Joseph Leycester Lyne in 1837) seemed … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Moment in Time

To celebrate the publication of Allan Ledger’s book “A Moment in Time; John and Thomas Keble and their Cotswold Life”, please find attached pamphlet with further information. Should you wish … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Closure of Clearwell Chapel

Closure of Clearwell Cemetery Chapel. From Isabel Winstanley: ‘In his book John Middleton Victorian, Provincial Architect, Brain refers to the Mortuary Chapel and says it is in a poor state … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · 3 Comments

Roman Catholic Churches of Bristol – pictures from yesteryear

Postcards from Richard Barton’s Collection PRO CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY APOSTLES, CLIFTON   BISHOP AMBROSE BURTON ST NICHOLAS OF TOLENTINO ST MARY-ON-THE-QUAY ST BONAVENTURE, BISHOPSTON WESTBURY-ON-TRYM     The old … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

George de Serionne – Lay Apostle of the Cotswolds

George de Serionne – Lay Apostle of the Cotswolds By James Rudden (November 1978) With thanks to Mrs. Patricia O’Connor, the author’s daughter, for allowing me to reproduce this essay. … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Sharpness: Catholic Chapel of Our Lady Star of the Sea

Sharpness Chapel: An Episode   By Jane Bradshaw (1989) I first became interested in the Catholic chapel at Sharpness when I was looking at the list of documents held at … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Catholic Church of St Teresa of Lisieux, Taunton

  Catholic Church of St Teresa of Lisieux, Taunton From ‘St George’s Catholic Church, Taunton, 1860-1960’ by Charles Winter (Centenary Celebration – 21st April, 1960) Crowning Achievement – The crowning … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Story of the Catholic Church in Painswick

  The Story of the Catholic Church in Painswick by Ursula Usher (1990) Edited by Brian Torode and Richard Barton Firstly, Mrs. Usher of Painswick produced an account of the … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · Leave a comment