Monthly Archives - December 2018

Cardinal Müller: the Faith first – if necessary, priests to disobey bishops…

The German episcopate is divided on the question of granting Protestants access to Eucharistic Communion, and the former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith reminds priests that they are not obliged to obey their bishops when they order them to commit acts that  go against the doctrine and practice of...

Church Crisis/Duties of State: how do we make the best use of our time?

Editor writes... Since the announcement that this blog will close permanently at the beginning of next summer, there has been some interesting discussion (on the "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us" (Lord of the Rings) Christmas thread) about the use of blogging as a means of...

A Happy & Holy Christmas Everyone!

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=221&v=GfZqZlUN1qE Wishing bloggers, readers and visitors to this site, all the blessings of the holy season of Christmas. Hopefully you will enjoy the above video presentation,  paying homage to the new-born, long awaited Messiah.  As an additional treat, our blogger Elizabeth, real name Christine Fletcher, emailed this link to her radio programme of Classical Christmas music,...

Advent Reflection: Preparing for Birth of Saviour & Second Coming of Christ…

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=116&v=7xtpJ4Q_Q-4 Comment:  The blog will be closed to comments throughout Advent, to allow us all to prepare spiritually and materially for the Feast of Christmas.  As we all know, in Advent we prepare firstly to welcome the long-awaited Messiah into the world, in celebration of the first Christmas when He came into the world to save us...