Just a reminder, the first week of Lent is the Spring Embertide. Since Easter is so early this year, it’s a little awkward, but we can still pray and fast for a good Spring. Before the 11th century the Spring embertide was always the first week of March, but Pope Gregory VII fixed it as […]
Archive for February, 2008
Advice for making a daily Lenten meditation from Abbot Gueranger: During Lent, the following should be the leading subjects of our meditations: the justice of God which we have provoked by our sins, and His infinite holiness which sin offends; conversion of heart, the necessity of breaking with dangerous occasions, and of doing penance for […]
Today is the start of Lent. Here is my post from last year. By the way if you are looking for some extra penance to do this Lent, I might have stumbled on an idea. Schedule your dental visit for Lent.
I think it is safe to say the New York Giants win over the previously unbeaten New England Patriots in the Super Bowl counts as the miracle needed to open the cause for beatification of Wellington Mara. Even NFL.com can see that the key play in the fourth quarter was a miracle. For those who […]