Posts tagged Saints

Isaiah receiving the burning coals

Chosen for a purpose

Most of us are not great in the eyes of the world, yet God has called us in Christ into the world to bear witness to his voice. What is it that will enable us like the prophets, saints and martyrs to continue to proclaim and to live the life of faith despite the difficulties, trials and persecutions we might face?

Two new Saints of the Church

The enrolment of new saints happens at the start of the Canonisation Mass, so that the newly-recognised saints are included in the Canon of the Mass and acknowledged throughout the celebration. At the Mass, the reading from 1 Peter 1:3–9 was read in Polish. The Order of Service has been published by the Vatican, and […]

Engaging with Tradition 2.

Sometimes Tradition talks about something we cannot put into words, sometimes it takes what we feel and places it in a wider context and this causes a shift in our perception. Sometimes Tradition and the teaching of the Church shows us something that is completely alien and in it we find something beautiful or challenging […]