Torn Two Ways

The opening prayer of the Mass asks us to ‘honour you with all our mind….and to love everyone in truth of heart’: mind and heart: intellect and heart. Two parts of us: brain and emotional awareness. For St Paul: the ‘torn two ways’ is between ‘unmarried’ and...

Holiness through Study

HOLINESS THROUGH STUDY Catholic Society, Oxford, 9 February 2012 Holiness – union with God – is not just through “holy” activities, but also through our ordinary work: now study There are four points I would like to make in this talk: 1. All of us in the Church are...