Category: Florilegium

Desire for God, unutterable love

Yesterday morning at Matins, we had this magnificent text of the Golden–Mouthed Doctor: From the Book on Prayer by St John Chrysostom, Bishop & Doctor...

Betake thyself to the Church

This morning at Matins, in his homily on Luke 5, Saint Ambrose said: An Example for Our Imitation It was no chance occurence, this healing...

Frank Duff, Holy Layman

Heroic Fidelity to the Divine Office Shortly before his death on 7 November 1980, layman Frank Duff, founder of the Legion of Mary, addressed a...

Dulcis Iesu Memoria

Painting of the Child Jesus with a crown of flowers by Carlo Dolci (1616-1686) Over forty years ago, when I was taking my first steps...