Tag Archive | Extraordinary Form

Day 16: An “Extraordinary” Pontificate

Martin Marston-Paterson, is a civil servant in Westminster. He was received into the Church by the Benedictines at the age of 17. On 7 July 2007, Benedict XVI issued the motu proprio “Summorum Pontificum”. This was for me without doubt the single most important act of his pontificate. Although we here in England had long […]

Day 10: Habemus Grandpapam!

Dorothy Cummings McLean is a columnist, blogger and author of Seraphic Singles (in Poland, Anielskie Single). She has an M.Div and a M.A. in English Literature, both from the University of Toronto. Her writing has appeared in the Toronto Catholic Register, the UK Catholic Herald, the Notting Hill Journal and Scots Heritage Magazine. She is married and lives near Edinburgh, Scotland. For most […]

Day 3: Saying “Yes” to the Cross

Charles Bradshaw is 21 years old and based in Oxford, Archdiocese of Birmingham. He is currently discerning a vocation to the priesthood. “My heart desires to love Thee Lord” It is early on a cool Palm Sunday morning back in 2008 that I find myself a few centimetres away from the High Altar on St […]