Latin On The Rise

By Jon|September 25, 2012|Language, News Commentary|

Understanding where you came from is part of understanding who you are and where you can/are going. When that history is locked in a language that fewer and fewer people know, it becomes more valuable.

Study Latin, particularly if you are a seminarian (actually according to Canon law, it's not even an option: “Can. 249 The Charter of Priestly Formation is to provide that the students are not only taught their native language accurately, but are also well versed in latin”) It connects you with the whole mystery of our faith as our most important documents and theological reflections are useless or of very little use when translated into english. Most people underestimate the difference.

Take a look at the video below:

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