Category: Lent 2016

Ember Wednesday of Lent

Santa Maria Maggiore One of the graces that comes with living in Rome is the opportunity to go often to the basilica of Saint Mary...

The Rosary of the Seven Dolours

The Ember Wednesday of Lent, with its stational Mass at the basilica of Saint Mary Major, constitutes a Lenten homage to the Mother of God....

Nothing shalt thou have to fear

At the Stational Church Originally, the forty days of Lent were counted from this Sunday. In Rome, the stational church is the basilica of Saint...

Now Christ, Thou Sun of righteousness,

The Lengthening Day Lent is a lovely word. It belongs to that distinguished family of old English church words. Some of them — Shrove Tuesday...