Arthur Middleton Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Arthur Middleton Quotes and Sayings

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    As priests uphold their people in prayer, so their people are to uphold them with prayer and love, for he cannot work without his people. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    Many people experience Gethsemane moments. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    Priesthood is forever and does not cease when a priest cannot carry out that priestly ministry. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    Priesthood is not a convenient, historically conditioned form of Church organisation, but is rooted in the Incarnation, in the priesthood and mission of Christ himself. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    The Church's note must be a supernatural note which distinguishes incarnation from immanence, redemption from evolution, the Kingdom of God from mere spiritual process. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    The Incarnation is the medicine of the soul, undoing the Fall and bringing man to the Tree of Life, and the office of a priest is to administer this medicine in the sacraments. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    The priest is Christ's slave, and Christ himself took the form of a slave and became obedient to death. So the priest in serving human needs lives a Godward life, possessed by God and witnessing that only when lives are utterly possessed by God do they find their true freedom. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    The task of a priest, in some respects, may be different today, but the principles upon which Herbert built his life as a priest are of universal application. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants to reduce the priest to a mere functionary, a managing director, where administration rather than doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    There is a rising generation in this country who do not know God because of a general decay of religion. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    Times have changed since George Herbert... but the principle and spirit in which he ministered as a priest remains an inspiration and model for all priests. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF
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    We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church, which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning, its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is. Arthur Middleton | Refcard PDF






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