Category: Mectildian Jubilee Year 1614–2014

Day of Great Reparation

In her meditations for the Feast of Reparation, solemnized on the Thursday of Sexagesima week, Mother Mectilde de Bar reflects on the sins of those...

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...

A Mystagogue of the Sacred Host

April 6th is the anniversary of the death, or transitus, in 1698 of the great 17th century French Benedictine who, through her writings and her...

A Torch Lifted High

A Translation and a Commentary In July 2011 I translated this extraordinary page from the writings of Catherine de Bar, Mother Mectilde du Saint-Sacrement (1614-1698),...

403 Years: Catherine–Mectilde de Bar

Birthday of Catherine–Mectilde de Bar Four–hundred–three years ago today a little girl was born in Saint–Dié in the Lorraine in northeastern France. Mysteriously the words...