Posts tagged Mission

Prayers for the Synod on the Family

Pope Francis has composed a Prayer to the Holy Family for the Synod, and the Church also offers the following proposed intentions for use during the Prayers of the Faithful at Mass during the synod. These intentions can also be included in the petitions at Lauds and Vespers. The recitation of the Holy Rosary is […]

Called to be One: the Video

A feature of Called to be One nationwide was the video presentation featuring the Ordinary, Msgr Keith Newton, and clergy and laity of the Ordinariate. It’s designed to answer a number of frequently-asked questions which you may also have had in your mind. It’s in two parts. Called to be One : Part 1 Called […]

Called to be One

Called to be One is an exploration day designed for people who are not currently members of the Ordinariate but who are interested in the vision for truth and unity in communion with the successor of Peter which it offers, and who wish to learn more about it. Ordinariate groups across the country are organising […]

Washing up listening: Insight into ecumenism.

Sometimes, when washing up gets boring, I listen to something. This week I listened to an audio of a talk given by the philosopher Peter Kreeft, entitled “Ecumenism without compromise.” (For those who take in information better when it is read, here is the transcript.) It is very thought provoking and while I was listening, […]

Heart and Soul 3: Living in the Spirit.

I began reports on Jo Gilbert’s workshop on Christian Community with her explanation of Koinonia. She had talked about how communion is rooted in the life of the Trinity and is our deepest vocation, as individuals and for the Church. She went on to look at how this communion, this koinonia comes out of experience […]

“Thou”-For those who know each other.

Listening to my Spanish CDs this weekend reminded me of something. The teacher introduced the informal way of talking by describing it as the “thou” form. Many years ago, when studying Medieval literature for my degree, I was taught that thou came to be used in informal or familiar circumstances. “Thou” form of pronouns were […]