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PASSION SUNDAY ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

PASSION SUNDAY Hodie, si vocem Domini audieritis, nolite obdurare corda vestra. To-day if you shall hear the voice of the Lord, harden not  your hearts. The holy Church begins her night Office of this Sunday with these impressive words of the royal prophet. Formerly, the faithful considered it their duty to assist at the night […]

THE HISTORY OF PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK CHAPTER THE FIRST THE HISTORY OF PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK After having proposed the forty-days’ fast of Jesus in the desert to the meditation of the faithful during the first four weeks of Lent, the holy Church gives the two weeks which still remain before Easter to the commemoration of the […]