Category: Lent 2015

Cum Ipso Sum in Tribulatione

Nestling Under the Shadow of God Today the sacred liturgy transports us into the desert: an arid wilderness, uncharted, inhospitable, and haunted by evil spirits....

Audivit Dominus et misertus est mihi

Saturday After Ash Wednesday At the Introit: The Lord hath heard, and hath had mercy on me: the Lord became my Helper. V. I will...

With a Book and a Heavenly Companion

In the grey light of early morning on Ash Wednesday, between Lauds and Prime, we assembled in the Chapter Room to listen, once again, to...

Letter to Our Oblates: Lent 2015

Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday addresses the heart. Ashes are sprinkled on our heads, but Lent is lived in the heart. God wants pierced hearts. God...

The Desert of the Most Holy Sacrament

This painting of Christ in the wilderness is the work of Alessandro Bonvicino (1498–1554), know as the Moretto da Brescia. It is found in the...