Vade, et Iam Amplius Noli Peccare

To conclude, I feel wounded in my heart as a bishop in witnessing such incomprehension of the Church’s definitive teaching on the part of my brother priests. I cannot allow myself to imagine as the cause of such confusion anything but the insufficiency of the formation of my confreres. And insofar as I am responsible for the […]

What Concord Hath Christ with Belial?

Intervention of Robert Cardinal Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Ordinary Synod on the Family, October 2015 Your Holiness, Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, participants of the Synod, I propose these three thoughts: 1. More transparency and respect among us I feel a strong need to invoke the Spirit […]

A Waddin Toast

Be as the swans that glimmer ower the loch Waddit for life, until Daith dis them pairt Be as the Cushie Doos, that coort foraye Their dearies, wi a douce an tender-hairt Be as the Ernes, sae fierce, an yet sae leal Far reengin, yet wi a returnin wing Be as the Hoolets, bosied in […]

Ad Multos Annos!

The various forms of the dissolution of matrimony today, like free unions, trial marriages and going up to pseudo-matrimonies by people of the same sex, are rather expressions of an anarchic freedom that wrongly passes for true freedom of man… from here it becomes all the more clear how contrary it is to human love, […]

A False Peace

Those who insufficiently value human life and, in consequence, support among other things the liberalization of abortion, perhaps do not realize that in this way they are proposing the pursuit of a false peace. The flight from responsibility, which degrades human persons, and even more so the killing of a defenceless and innocent being, will […]

Take the Veil Then My Daughter

Shortly afterwards a man came to Dubthach’s house to woo Brigit. His name was Dubthach moccu Lugair. That pleased her father and her brothers. ‘It is difficult for me’, said Brigit, ‘I have offered up my virginity to God. I will give you advice. There is a wood behind your house, and there is a […]