Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Catholic bishop was charged Friday


Here is another insight into reluctance among some church leaders. Change is never easy. When our worldview is long standing as was the Catholic (and other) Church’s, just exactly how we need to change, and how rapidly, is always unclear.  Certitude is hard to … Continue reading

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HOW TO LIVE PROPERLY ———-


 It does make one wonder about the various band wagons being promoted.. What an insightful cartoon. This image can be found on cartoonbank.com. Fr. Orthohippo

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FALL TIME


Several of our friends have posted some very pleasing and in one case, creative and unusual, fall pictures. Mid October is the time to enjoy such colors.Thanks to Sid and Lisa for the pix. l vividly remember Sid’s father’s intensity and … Continue reading

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ON ORIGINS AND FUTURE


Stratford vacation time This blog was started just because I felt an urge to write. Fr. Ernesto, aka Fr. Orthoduck, encouraged and helped me get underway.  Fr. Orthoduck inspired the name Fr. Orthohippo. It seemed a good thing to join him in … Continue reading

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WHITENESS STUDIES ————— DID YOU KNOW THIS FIELD OF STUDY EXISTS IN THE USA?


Anyone ever hear of whiteness studies?  Many new things, and not so new after all, have come into the academic world.  Here is one which startled me when I read it. South African priest Fr.Stephen Smuts found this post, and commented … Continue reading

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Good Grief ! The Cathedral Church Closes?


Here is an  interesting analysis as to how and why this  Cathedral Church of The Episcopal Church. (formerly ECUSA) had to close its doors.  One of the points raised in the analysis is “diversity and inclusion”. This currently is a … Continue reading

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SO THIS IS WHERE OUR CHURCH ——-


I could not resist this cartoon. It so perfectly reflects the real thoughts (usually hidden from others) which so many of us Christians have about our own churches. Fr. Orthohippo Source of cartoon http://www.catholic-convert.com/2011/09/29/cartoon-this-is-where-our-movement-came-in-and-finally-got-the-bible-right/

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