Posts tagged Tradition

Fear not, little flock

Every priest must reflect on the decisions he makes and that which he teaches — for he handles the things of the God for the people of God. When we stop reflecting on and seeking to be faithful to that which we have received and has been handed on by our forebears, then is the moment of greatest danger for the deacon, priest or prelate. “Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!”

Announcement of Easter and the Moveable Feasts 2021

The announcement of the year’s liturgical calendar, following an ancient tradition, is made after the Gospel reading in the Mass of the Epiphany.

Announcement of Easter and the Moveable Feasts 2019

The announcement of the year’s liturgical calendar, following an ancient tradition, is made after the Gospel reading in the Mass of the Epiphany.

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 […]

Allowing faith to disturb us.

One of the pages I follow on Facebook is the one linked to the Ignatian Spirituality website. It is incredibly useful, with a wide range of really good resources. However a few days ago, on my news feed an article popped up that made me sigh. Entitled “A faith that disturbs,” I expected something that […]

Peter: First among equals, a Rock for the Church

February 22 is the Feast of the Chair of Peter. A question on an internet forum a little while ago asked “What is the biblical basis against Papal succession?” The Roman Catholic Church teaches the doctrine of Papal Succession: that, starting from Peter, there has been a line of Popes to lead the Church. Neither […]