Public Debate ‘Freedom of speech’

Public Debate ‘Freedom of speech, anti-abortion protestors and women: Rights and Limits’ Chaired by David Allen Green and with a panel including Ann Furedi, Chief Executive, bpas (British Pregnancy Advisory Service) and Andrea Minichiello Williams, Chief Executive, Christian Concern the debate will examine the challenges posed by the activities of anti-abortion protestors outside clinics for…

Carissimi: Today’s Feast; Transfiguration of Our Lord

Collect for the Feast of the Transfiguration (from the Mass of St. Pius V) O God, Who in the glorious transfiguration of Thine only-begotten Son didst strengthen the sacraments of faith by the testimony of the fathers, and Who didst wonderfully foreshow the perfect adoption of Thy children by a voice coming down in a…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Transfiguration of Our Lord

The Transfiguration of Our Lord: Missa “Illuxérunt coruscatiónes“ This festival was originally commemorated on the Vigil of Ember Saturday in Lent. With the decline of liturgical understanding a special festival was instituted in its honor in order to arouse popular devotion to this mystery. It is now the patronal feast of the Lateran Basilica, and of…