Posts tagged Unity

“Thou”-For those who know each other.

Monday 23 July 2012

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 […]

The Ordinary at St Mary Magdalen, Brighton.

Tuesday 29 May 2012

Mgr Keith Newton’s talk at St Mary Magdalen in Brighton, last Thursday can now be watched online courtesy of the St Mary Magdelen Choir blog.

Mgr Keith at St Mary Magdelen, Brighton

Sunday 27 May 2012

On Thursday evening a small group from Eastbourne went over to St Mary Magdelen in Brighton. Our Ordinary, Mgr Keith Newton had been invited to speak on the future of Ecumenism as part of the church’s 150th Anniversary. Having recovered from a long, stuffy train ride from London with the help of Mary’s wonderful hospitality, […]

Unity and mission.

Friday 11 May 2012

I was particularly struck by the post on the South West Ordinariate blog today. Fr Ian not only explains clearly and gently about the mission of the Ordinariate but it, along with the video he has posted, is also very inspiring. Enjoy!

The Shepherd of the Ordinariate.

Wednesday 9 May 2012

I have been thinking some more about the Catholic theology of bishops. What does this mean for us in the Ordinariate? Our diocese is non-geographical. We have local groups spread over the country. We have an Ordinary who embodies the mission of the Ordinariate, given to him by the Holy Father as our shepherd. As […]

Unity, diversity and candlelight: Lourdes 3.

Tuesday 17 April 2012

One of the things that hit me in Lourdes was the diversity of the Catholic Church. As we walked around the grotto for the first time, we ran our fingers along the rock. It has been worn smooth by millions of fingertips, all doing what we were doing. Our fingers, the fingers of past pilgrims […]