Posts tagged Tradition

Mixed emotions and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Today is the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I have been moved by certain aspects of the readings today. My thoughts are still a bit muddled, maybe because my heart was moved and my head takes a while to catch up. So here are the things that struck me. Make of it what […]

Readings on Corpus Christi

On Sunday we celebrated Corpus Christi. The reading for the feast (on the Thrusday) was from St Thomas Aquinas: Since it was the will of God’s only-begotten Son that men should share in his divinity, he assumed our nature in order that by becoming man he might make men gods. Moreover, when he took our […]

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 […]

Engaging with Tradition 1.

Thoughts are still going through my head from a lecture a few weeks ago on Life in the Spirit and the Church. There was much discussion about the interaction between us as individuals and tradition and the teaching of the Church. A couple of days later, I remembered something from my degree days. One year […]