31 August – The Church Triumphant and a Patron Saint for “Cancelled” Priests | Fr. Z’s Blog

Unless you are either a true student of a) history, b) hagiography, or c) liturgy, you might have no idea what the phrase “Church Triumphant” means. Of course that phrase ultimately has an eschatological meaning, but for us in the Church Militant – another nearly entirely forgotten concept – it means immediately our connection with the glories of Heaven and how they trickle, sometimes gush down to us here in this earthly, teary vale.

31 August – The Church Triumphant and a Patron Saint for “Cancelled” Priests | Fr. Z’s Blog

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