The Eternal Priesthood

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search

 
 

THE

 

ETERNAL PRIESTHOOD.

 
 

BY

HENRY EDWARD,

CARDINAL ARCHBISHOP OF WESTMINSTER.

 
 
 

"Tu es sacerdos in æternum."Heb. v. 6.


 
 
 

Fourth Edition.

 
 
 

LONDON: BURNS AND OATES.

NEW YORK: CATHOLIC PUBLICATION SOCIETY CO.

1884.

 

 
 

TO THE PRIESTS OF

THE DIOCESE OF WESTMINSTER,

IN MEMORY OF

MANY HAPPY YEARS OF UNITED LABOUR

IN THE SERVICE OF OUR DIVINE MASTER,

AS A PLEDGE ALSO OF

LOVE MORE LASTING THAN LIFE,

This Book

IS INSCRIBED.

 
 
 
 

ORATIO S. GREGORII MAGNI ANGLORUM APOSTOLI.

Deus qui nos pastores in populo vocare voluisti præsta quæsumus, ut hoc quod humano ore dicimur, in tuis oculis esse valeamus, per Dominum nostrum Jesum Christum, qui vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per omnia sæcula sæculorum. Amen.

(Opp. tom. i. p. 1400.)

 
 

 

CONTENTS.

  1. CHAP.PAGE
  2. i.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    1
  3. ii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    12
  4. iii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    26
  5. iv.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    38
  6. v.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    51
  7. vi.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    63
  8. vii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    75
  9. viii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    88
  10. ix.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    107
  11. x.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    120
  12. xi.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    133
  13. xii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    147
  14. xiii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    159
  15. xiv.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    174
  16. xv.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    190
  17. xvi.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    207
  18. xvii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    222
  19. xviii.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    239
  20. xix.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    256
  21. xx.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    272
 


This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.