” 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. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


” Priesthood is forever and does not cease when a priest cannot carry out that priestly ministry. “



All 4 Arthur Middleton Quotes about Priest in picture


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.
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.


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.
Priesthood is forever and does not cease when a priest cannot carry out that priestly ministry.
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