Category: Lent 2015

A Master of Prayer

Learning How to Pray from Blessed Marmion Blessed Abbot Marmion’s prayers are, at once, biblical, profoundly theological, deeply personal, and altogether shaped by the language...

Dom Guéranger: A Prophet

In his commentary on the lessons for the Ember Saturday in Lent, Dom Guéranger (1805-1875) writes: Does one want to understand the solidity of a...

What has God got to do with fasting?

Just it is indeed and fitting, right and for our lasting good, that we should always and everywhere give thanks to thee, Lord, holy Father,...

In the Wilderness

Draw Me After Thee The First Sunday of Lent sets before us the mystery of Our Lord’s forty-day fast in the wilderness. But we are...

Cum gaudio Sancti Spiritus

Saint Benedict the Practical When it comes to the observance of Lent, Saint Benedict is very practical, very concrete. He doesn’t spend a lot of...