Tom Wright at Lambeth Palace

During my year with the Community of St Anselm, I often jokingly asked our Prior when Tom Wright was coming. “But seriously, when is he coming? Can’t you just pull the Archbishop Justin card?” Apparently, that’s not really downward mobility. I even had another community member to swap with me if I was put on […]

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Virtue Reborn, in Sully

A few weeks ago I began reading ‘You are What you Love’ by James K.A. Smith. It is about the spiritual power of habit, as the subtitle goes. A significant point he makes is about the acquisition of virtues – that it takes practice. Such moral, kingdom-reflecting dispositions are inscribed into your character through rhythms […]

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