‘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
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
MEDITATIONS ON DEATH after the ‘Preparation for Death’, by St. Alphonsus Maria de’Liguori Introduction ...and that intelligent, charming young man, the life and the soul of the company, so sought after for his wit and his humour, for the elegance of his manners and the facetiousness of his conversation – where is he now? If … Continue reading Lenten Posts – 7
ASH WEDNESDAY Sermon of the Right Reverend Dom Jean Pateau Abbot of Our Lady of Fontgombault Fontgombault, February 26, 2020 Convertimini ad me. Be converted to Me with all your heart. Joel 2:12 Dear Brothers and Sisters, My dearly beloved Sons, The Holy Forty Days of Penance are back, days both dreaded and desired. Dreaded, … Continue reading Lenten Posts – 1
On this, The Feast of The Epiphany, The Lepanto Institute publishes a most heart-felt appeal for Arch-bishop Vigano to reveal all that he knows. It can be read at Rorate Caeli.