Pastoral Letters and Sermons

Posted December 31, 2017 1:44 am by Editor

Pastoral Letters and Sermons

Having celebrated the Octave of Christmas, now we come to the season of the Pastoral Letters from bishops. It is a venerable tradition, that demands a high standard, the Pastoral Letters of  Apostles form part of scripture, the letters of early bishops form an important part of the Tradition. Bishop’s letters are meant, as much as sermons, to change lives, probably more so because they come from a successor of the Apostles.A correct Catholic understanding of the Liturgy of the Word sees the readings and most especially the Proclamation of the Gospel, not as a teaching moment but as theophany, a

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