Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship, Archbishop Arthur Roche, visited the college as a guest of the students recently.

Continuing the series of St. Andrew’s Literary and Debating Society talks, the students of the Scots College were delighted to host the Archbishop secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Arthur Roche, this week.

23897241_10214357632197565_299062753_oArchbishop Roche joined the community for Vespers and supper before meeting with students in the college common room where he spoke about the history of the congregation, which began life in the 16th century, after the Council of Trent. Since then it has gone through various re-structuring before taking on its current form during the pontificate of Pope St. John Paul II.

In his presentation, the Archbishop spoke about the different sections that the wide ranging areas that the Congregation deals with as well as his day to day work. He also answered questions from the students.

The St. Andrew’s Literary and Debating Society, on behalf of the students and wider community of the Scots College, would like to thank Archbishop Roche for¬†taking the time to visit the college.