Saturday, February 27, 2010
Congregation for the Clergy film on the Priesthood
Thank you Sr Anna for sending me this link to this film "Alter Christus" on the Priesthood by the Congregation for the Clergy, which is on your website: Home of the Mother. It is beautiful!
This is a rather interesting film, especially as it is from a Roman Congregation: in a sense it is the "official" year for priests video. I need to spend time on the text but there are some rather beautiful things especially on the 2nd part, unfortunately it is not complete, on celibacy for example, even on clerical dress or "garb" as it quaintly puts it.
The presentation of the liturgical celebrations are interesting too, for the most part very "Benedictine", several ad orientem celebrations, at least two images from the extraordinary form.
Posted by Fr Ray Blake