Pascha Est Cor Liturgiae

The Pasch of the Lord: Heart of the Liturgy The heart of the liturgy is the Paschal Mystery of Christ’s death, Resurrection and Ascension, accomplished...

My Mercy Shall Not Depart From Thee

This is the image that I chose twenty–one years ago to commemorate my ordination to the priesthood. I chose it then because it depicts the...

In Voluntate Tua

Guercino’s (1591–1666) Crowning With Thorns depicts two attitudes toward the Suffering Christ. On the one hand we see a soldier clad in armour. With a...

Pope Benedict XVI on Reparation

At a February 22, 2007 meeting of the Roman clergy with Pope Benedict XVI, Don Alberto Pacini, Rector of the Basilica of Sant’Anastasia, spoke of...