Mectilde de Bar, 6 April 1698

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...

Nothing of My Passion has passed away

We have entered into the Great and Holy Week. We are, as an ancient liturgical text puts it, like a ship coming into harbour after...

Supplica to Saint Bernard Tolomei

Saint Bernard Tolomei (10 May 1272 – 20 August 1348) is the patron of people suffering from pestilence and of those who care for them....

Dominicum servitium (XLIX)

CHAPTER XLIX. Of the Observance of Lent 31 Mar. 31 July. 30 Nov. Although the life of a monk ought at all times to have...