Comments: Little Gidding Pilgrimage

Ah! Little Gidding brings back a nostalgia for the reformed and catholic heritage of the Church of England. Let's hope it never becomes as troubled by conservative division as the Anglican Shrine of Our Blessed Lady at Walsingham - where a woman may not preside at the Eucharist, even though the Shrine was erected for devotion to the Woman who gave Christ His human nature in the Godhead.

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Tuesday, 27 March 2012 at 12:02am BST

Ron: The group of parishes of which Little Gidding forms part currently has a woman as its incumbent, and women have been incumbents there for almost all of the last dozen or so years.

Simon K (Chair of the Friends of Little Gidding, and organizer of the Pilgrimage)

Posted by Simon Kershaw at Tuesday, 27 March 2012 at 12:18am BST

Thank you, Simon, for your re-assurance that the Anglo-Catholic scene has some of us, in England, who have moved on from a defective understanding of what it means to be fully, and comprehensively, human.

Jesus mercy; Mary pray.

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Tuesday, 27 March 2012 at 11:37am BST
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