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Spy Wednesday ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK. The Chief Priests and the Ancients of the people, are met to-day, in one of the rooms adjoining the Temple, for the purpose of deliberating on the best means of putting Jesus to death. Several plans are discussed. Would it be prudent to lay hands upon him at this season of […]

THE MYSTERY Of PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

CHAPTER THE SECOND THE MYSTERY Of PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK The holy liturgy is rich in mystery during these days of the Church’s celebrating the anniversaries of so many wonderful events; but as the principal part of these mysteries is embodied in the rites and ceremonies of the respective days, we shall give our explanations […]

St Thomas Aquinas – 7 March

Collect Commemoratio S. Thomae de Aquino Confessoris Ecclesiae Doctoris. Deus, qui Ecclésiam tuam beáti Thomæ Confessóris tui mira eruditióne claríficas, et sancta operatióne fecúndas: da nobis, quǽsumus; et quæ dócuit, intelléctu conspícere, et quæ egit, imitatióne complére. Per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitate Spiritus Sancti Deus, per […]

St Robert Bellarmine Lecture Series

Ryan Grant gave a series on St Robert Bellarmine as he is in the process of translating the Saint’s works into English. You can find the books he has produced on his website here Click here to support the St Bellarmine translation project

Third Sunday of Lent~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT The holy Church gave us, as the subject of our meditation for the first Sunday of Lent, the Temptation which our Lord Jesus Christ deigned to suffer in the Desert. Her object was to enlighten us with regard to our own temptations, and teach us how to conquer them. To-day, she […]

ON HEARING MASS DURING LENT ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

ON HEARING MASS DURING THE SEASON OF LENT The Christian who enters into the spirit of the Church during this Season of Lent, will find an increase in his soul of that holy Fear of God, which the Psalmist tells us is the beginning of wisdom [Ps. cx. 10].  The remembrance of his sincs, the […]