Posts tagged Unity

Fresco of the Holy Trinity, Giovanni Maria Conti della Camera (1614–1670), c.1660; Chiesa di Santa Croce, Parma

One God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity

Sunday 12 June 2022

The intimacy between Father, Son and Holy Spirit reveals a dynamic relationship of love into which we are called to participate and to which we are called to bear witness.

Pentecost (detail), Jean Restout the Younger (1692–1768), 1732; Musée du Louvre

Spirit of Unity

Sunday 5 June 2022

It is in the Holy Spirit that we are enabled to know Christ personally and become a temple of the Holy Spirit of God while within the community of faith.

Ut unum sint

Sunday 29 May 2022

True unity is not something that we can obtain by our own efforts, by forcing people into conformity to a particular ideology. Without the submitting of ourselves to the revelation of God in Christ, our prayer and mission will only be a sad reflection of ourselves. It is only in Christ alone that our rich diversity can be fruitful for the body as a whole and reflect the wonder and glory of the gospel to a world that is in dire need of eternal life and salvation.

Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, Francisco Herrera the Elder (1576–1656), c.1650; Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid

One Church, one Faith, one Lord

Sunday 25 July 2021

The young lad in the Gospel story is an image of innocent humility. He offers the little he has, five loaves and two fishes. It is the virtues of humility, meekness and patience that will enable the Body of Christ to maintain its unity, one body and one Spirit, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, under one God and Father of us all.

Called to be One

Saturday 30 August 2014

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 […]

Peter: First among equals, a Rock for the Church

Monday 18 February 2013

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 […]