Saturday, August 27, 2016

On Liturgical Customaries for Seminaries: An Example of Mutual Enrichment from the Anglican Patrimony by Revd Fr Christopher Smith

I am told that nowadays some seminaries have attempted more precise handbooks of behavior in church and seminary, general rules of life. I have not seen any of them myself. In my day in the Pontifical Roman Major Seminary, everything from etiquette at table to liturgical decorum and expectations of clerical dress were all kind of an oral tradition that was passed from superiors to seminarians in the form of peer pressure to conform, rather than in any manual.
Pray, Tell: Conclusions Regarding the Female Diaconate

Friday, August 26, 2016

Fr. Hunwicke: The Roman Rite of 1965
Chiesa: Bergoglio Too Has His Nonnegotiable Principles

They are the four postulates with which he continually inspires his governance of the Church, the first of which says that “time is greater than space.” The trouble is that they do not hold up. An erudite Benedictine monk explains why

Monday, August 22, 2016

Chiesa: Farewell, Poland. Buttiglione Triumphs in Chicago. And Rodrigo Guerra Counter-replies

They were both scholars of the thought of Karol Wojtyla. But now they are in favor of communion for the divorced and remarried. The former garners the applause of Archbishop Cupich. And the latter duels with his Polish friend

William T. Cavanaugh, "Secularism and Idolatry"