Novus Ordo

“But if in the liturgy the communion of faith no longer appears, nor the universal unity of the Church and of history, nor the mystery of the living Christ, where is it that the Church still appears in her spiritual substance?” Josef Cardinal Ratzinger, autobiography, ‘La Mia Vita’ 1997 (Pope Benedict XVI) The Fatima Priest…

Great Expectations

  On receiving this much acclaimed Dickens classic, I had no initial expectations of finding anything that might capture my imagination. A few years previously I had taken a copy of Bleak House with me on my travels but was not impressed by what I thought was a tendency to unnecessary verbiage. I considered that…