Cogitationes meas… (iv)

A.M.D.G. S. Ioannis Mariæ Vianney Carissimi, Today is a very special feast day for me as it is the Patronal Feast of the Oratory of St John Vianney, the priestly fraternity that I belong to. It seems wholly appropriate then to continue reflecting on the priesthood as we have these past few days. I ended…

Cogitationes meas… (iii)

A.M.D.G. S. Donato, Episcopo et Martyre Carissimi, Continuing my reflections from my retreat… Yesterday I reflected on how the invitation by Christ to the Apostles, “…Are you able to drink the cup that I drink…?” [Mark 10:35-40; Matthew 20:20-23] is shared by bishops in the continuation of that same Apostolic ministry, and in turn is asked…

Cogitationes meas… (ii)

A.M.D.G. In Transfiguratione Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Carissimi, Continuing from yesterday, a sharing of my reflections whilst on retreat last month… July, like all the months of the year, is traditionally dedicated to a particular devotion. July is dedicated to the “Precious Blood” recalling the blood spilt in sacrifice by Christ upon the Cross. These…