Category: Lent 2009

Fiat mihi secundum Verbum tuum

It was in 1973 or 74, I think, when a young man, fresh from a heady experience of monastic life in a foreign land, met...

On the Threshold of the Great Week

Saturday in Passiontide Ezekiel 37:21-28 Jeremiah 31 John 11:45-56 Mother of Sorrows, Keeper of the Door There is on Mount Athos a greatly venerated icon...

The Approach of Passiontide

Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent Jeremiah 11:18-20 Psalm 7:2-3, 9bc-10, 11-12 John 7:40-53 Passiontide Everything in today’s Mass indicates that Passiontide is upon...

Pater meus misit me

Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent Wisdom 2:1a, 12-22 Psalm 33: 16-17, 18-19, 20 and 22 (R. 18a) John 7: 1-2, 10, 25-30 Collegerunt...