Per antica tradizione

Leafing through the 1941 edition of the Usi Monastici of our Congregazione Cistercense di San Bernardo in Italia, I happened upon this interesting prescription: Per...

As One Struck by God and Afflicted

Ablaze With the Love of Christ Today’s Saint Alice of Schaerbeek, a Cistercian-Benedictine nun, was one of a constellation of holy women who in the...

The Beating Heart of the Church

The Church has a beating Heart: the Eucharistic Heart of Christ. This is what Pope Benedict XVI said in today’s Angelus address: “Today’s solemnity of...

Cor Jesu, Templum Dei Sanctum

Heart of Jesus, Holy Temple of God, have mercy on us. The temple built by Solomon is a figure of the mystery of the Heart...

Salve, Festa Dies

Hail, Festival Day! Hail, Day of Sion’s sweetest hymns! Hail, Day of timeless adoration! Hail, Day of lavish jubilation! Hail, Day of our most fragrant...