Lenten Posts – 12

‘Nothing is more precious than time’, says St. Bernard, ‘but nothing so despised’. See these men standing hours on the street, looking at the passers-by, exchanging obscene or idle words. Ask them what they are doing, and they will say: ‘We are passing the time’. Poor, blind men, who lose so many days, but days … Continue reading Lenten Posts – 12

Lenten Posts – 8

THE HOUR OF DEATH ‘Nothing is more certain than death’, says the Idiota, ‘but nothing is more uncertain than its Hour’. a) The Certainty of Death In 150 years from now all those who are at present alive will have passed out of this world: all those who now fill the bustling streets of our … Continue reading Lenten Posts – 8