During this season of Lent, the Scots College will again be guiding you around some of the churches that are part of the ancient tradition of the Roman Station Liturgy. Every Ash Wednesday the first Station Mass is at Santa Sabina.
Throughout Advent, Scots College seminarians are reflecting on the meaning of the season. At the start of the 2nd week of Advent, Christopher Doig from the Diocese of Aberdeen considers the message from Sunday’s Gospel.
This St. Andrew’s Day, the Scots College welcomes priests from Scotland celebrating landmark jubilees. One of the guests of honour this year, Monsignor Basil Canon O’Sullivan, Parish Priest in Dunblane, reflects on his life serving God and his people.
Bishop of Motherwell, Joseph Toal, will preside at the ordinations of three seminarians of the Scots College, Rome on the 1st May. Here, Bishop Toal reflects on the importance of the ordinations in the lives of those to be ordained and of the seminary.
The station churches of Rome form part of a traditional 4th century custom that honoured the Christian martyrs of Rome and helped to strengthen the early Christian community of the city. This Lent, a small insight into the history of some of the station churches will mark our progress towards the celebration of Easter.