The Mass at St. Mary’s Hermitage Chapel open to the laity at 07:00 hrs. on 6 Nov. 17

The Mass at St. Mary's Hermitage open to the laity at 07:00 hrs. on 6 November 2017 Officiant: The Ven. Fr. Dom. Ugo Maria Ginex E.S.B. Server:  Brother Augustus E.S.B. Numbers attended: Laity - 32  Religious - 4 A collection was made  for: Catholic Refugees and Immigrants Services and a cheque for the sum of £92.35 will be sent to them at the end of the month.

TRADITION.

When St. John had completed his supplemental Gospel, he wrote these words: “There are also many other things which Jesus did, which, if they were written every one, the world itself, I think, would not be able to contain the books that should be written’ (John xxi. 25).  The Rev. Mr. Beecher has made the following reflection on this saying of the Apostle: ‘These words,’ he says, ‘affect me more profoundly than when I think of the destruction of the Alexandrian Library, or the perishing of Grecian art in Athens or Byzantium. The leaving out of these things from the New Testament, though divinely wise, seems, to my yearning, not so much the un-accomplishment of noble things, as the destruction of great treasures, which had already had oral life, but failed of incarnation in literature.’ This is certainly a most true and natural thought, and may to some extent be shared by all. But a Catholic knows that there are words of Jesus Christ, not written in the New Testament, yet not therefore lost; for they were incarnate in Traditions which subsist to this day, and will subsist while the world lasts.

La solitudine di Dio – cartusialover’s blog on wordPress

Ecco a voi uno splendido brano scritto da Dom Innocent Le Masson, nel quale egli ci descrive la relazione tra la solitudine e Dio. Dio per natura ed essenza è solo e solitario. In effetti, è impossibile che ci siano più Dio; e la solitudine di Dio non è ostacolata dalla presenza delle tre […] via … Continue reading La solitudine di Dio – cartusialover’s blog on wordPress

Athanasius to Marcellinus – on the Interpretation of the Psalms

"And it seems to me that these words become like a mirror to the persons singing them, so that he might perceive himself and the emotions of his soul, and thus affected, he might recite them.  For in fact he who hears the one reading receives the song that is recited as being about him, … Continue reading Athanasius to Marcellinus – on the Interpretation of the Psalms