Category: Holy Week 2008

Tell Me Where You Were

Abba Joseph related that Abba Isaac said, ‘I was sitting with Abba Poemen one day and I saw him in ecstasy and I was on...

Grant Us Breathing Space

Monday of Holy Week Today’s Collect is, without any doubt, one of the most poignant of the whole liturgical year. Here it is in the...

Spes Mea

Monday of Holy Week Isaiah 42:1-7 Psalm 26:1, 2, 3, 13-14 (R. v. 1a) John12:1-11 But After I Shall Be Risen The bright eighth mode...

The Most Precious Blood

One cannot enter into Holy Week without contemplating the adorable mystery of the Precious Blood. I am completely smitten by Bernini’s little known depiction of...