Posts tagged Liturgy

A precious gift; a treasure to be shared

It is only really now, seven years after Anglicanorum Coetibus, that it is finally becoming apparent what the treasures are that the Anglican tradition has to share with the Church. We have had to wait for work on the new Missal to be completed, and then for the approval of the CDW and CDF, and […]

Humility and Servanthood: Maundy Thursday Homily.

Why, on the night that Jesus institutes the Eucharist at the Last Supper, does he begin the evening by washing the disciples’ feet? What is the connection? Jesus has a way of taking the familiar and turning the meaning on its head. Echoed throughout his teaching is the lesson of humility: If you want to […]

Joining the living history: Missa de Angelis

Gerhardt Muller, Prefect of the Congregration for the Doctrine of the Faith, met the three Ordinaries of the Personal Ordinariates in March 2014 just before he was made a cardinal and told them It is your delicate, but all-important task both to preserve the integrity and distinctiveness of your parish communities and, at the same […]

Playtime!

One of the lines in the psalms for the Office on Sunday caught my attention.: There is the sea, vast and wide, With its moving swarms past counting, Living things great and small. The ships are moving there And the monsters you made to play with.” We all carry around with us an image of […]