Tag Archive | Holy Mass

Day 31: A Long Search for Truth

Stuart is currently in his first year of studying for the priesthood at Oscott College, for the Archdiocese of Birmingham   When Pope Benedict XVI was elected in April 2005 I had little idea of who he was or where he would help lead me.  Finishing off my A-Levels, I was intellectually open but unsure as […]

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 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 […]