Posts Tagged ‘Fr Merv Duffy’

Catholic seminaries with fewer than 20 students rumoured to close Comments 0

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Rumours that Rome wants seminaries with fewer than 20 students to close may not be true. According to the Catholic journal, La Croix, Auxiliary Bishop Jérôme Beau of Paris says the Vatican wants to set a minimum limit of seventeen to twenty students for seminaries to stay open. It also says Archbishop Jorge Carlos Patrón Read more

Chalice versus cup Comments 5

Friday, May 25th, 2012

He thinks that some of the vocabulary in the new English translation of the Roman Missal is ill-chosen, but Fr Merv Duffy sm considers that the translators “are right in using the word ‘chalice’ rather than the word ‘cup’ because the symbol we see elevated is something special, rather than something ordinary”. Read Fr Merv Duffy’s Read more