Category: Liturgy of Lent

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 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...