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A Great Muster

“The bishop sat in lordly state and purple cap sublime, And galvanised the old bush church at Confirmation time; And all the kids were mustered up from fifty miles around, With Sunday clothes, and...


Christ in the Home – Book Review

The back cover says, “This book has been out of print for over 50 years…until now!” Well, that explains why I didn’t know of the existence of this book until recently – and what...


Patrick Henry Omlor: The Robber Church Online Exclusive!

True Restoration is proud to offer an ONLINE EXCLUSIVE opportunity to purchase hardcopies of: THE ROBBER CHURCH by Patrick Henry Omlor The Collected Writings 1968-1997 From the words of Father Lawrence S. Brey in...


Book Review: A Man Cleansed by God

When I was asked to read this book to determine if it would be worthwhile for True Restoration to stock in their book store, I was excited initially to find out there was a...


Episcopal Etiquette

During my visit to three different countries with the bishop on his most recent trip, I made a couple observations which I had seen on other occasions in other countries which I felt would be...


Bishop Sanborn’s Summer 2016 European visit

In his April 2016 Seminary Newsletter the Bishop kindly teased me for having a challenging schedule for his Spring visit to the Old World.  I served as his valet for this recent Summer visit and...


Canterbury and Contradiction

Bishop Sanborn and I looked above the southwest doors to the ancient cathedral.  On the left we saw Sts. Anselm and Augustine of Canterbury.  And to their right?  Thomas Cranmer.  I was astonished, but...


Learning from Worldlings

I read a fair number of books that focus on themes around the maxim “know (and improve) thyself.”  What still surprises me is that despite the fact that many of them don’t take immortality or...


Ember Days are here again

I hesitated for a moment while the chocolate taste spread across my mouth. My taste buds asked an unusual question of the European chocolate I was enjoying: does this seem too sweet? American chocolate,...


Book Review: The Young Man of Character

As soon as I started Chapter One, I was hooked. There are a small number of books I actually enjoy reading, and this is one of them because it basically explains how to be...


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