Ordinandi… (ii)

A.M.D.G. Secunda die infra Octavam Dormitionis B.M.V. [Septa die infra Octavam S. Laurentii] Carissimi, Ordinands… in my first post I touched on the process of formation, particularly in my own jurisdiction but primarily on the practical academic aspect. As we approach the retreat taking place during September’s Embertide, my thoughts have turned towards the “Scrutinies”…

Ordinandi…

A.M.D.G. Secunda die infra Octavam Dormitionis B.M.V. [Septa die infra Octavam S. Laurentii] Carissimi, Ordinands… My recent posts have been born from my own personal reflections whilst on retreat recently and although they do have a particular audience in mind, they are not meant as “sermons” though they may indeed have that “preachy air” about…

Sacrificium… (ii)

A.M.D.G. Quarta die infra Octavam S. Laurentii Commemoratio: Ss. Hippoliti et Cassiani Martyrum Carissimi, Yesterday’s reflection ended with the conclusion that the ministerial priesthood of the New Covenant replaces that of the Old Covenant, not to offer ritualistic sacrifices but to offer “the” ultimate atoning Sacrifice of Calvary through the high priesthood of Christ to…