Category: Mectilde de Bar

The Epiphany Conference 1694

Mother Mectilde de Bar gave one of her most important conferences on the vigil of the Epiphany, 1694. She would have been eighty years old...

Epiphany: the Festival of Adoration

I originally preached this homily in Tegelen, The Netherlands, at the monastery of the Benedictines of Perpetual Adoration on the feast of the Epiphany 2013....

Adoring the Silence of the Word

Mother Mectilde de Bar (1614-1698) belongs to the family of great mystics who, like Saint John of the Cross, are content to remain in darkness,...

Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Our Lady in the Last Days of Advent December 18th is one of the liturgy’s loveliest old Advent festivals of the Blessed Virgin Mary, that...