Category: Lent 2016

Febris nostra, febris nostra . . .

Febris enim nostra, avaritia est: febris nostra, libido est: febris nostra, luxuria est: febris nostra, ambitio est: febris nostra, iracundia est. (Homilia sancti Ambrosii Episcopi...

Of Charity and Chastity

The Stational Church We return today to the stational church of Saint Laurence–without–the–Walls, wherein are buried the bodies of the two great deacon martyrs, Saint...

Et ad salutaria dirigatur

The Spirit also helpeth our infirmity. For we know not what we should pray for as we ought; but the Spirit himself asketh for us...

Vidi Dominum facie ad faciem

The Stational Church It is a curious fact of liturgical history that originally the Second Sunday of Lent had no Mass of its own. The...

O mulier, magna est fides tua

A Favourite Antiphon This evening’s Magnificat Antiphon, taken from the gospel of the day (Matthew 15:21-28) is one for which I wait all year long....