From today’s Matins I think we can gain insight on how to weather the storms we find ourselves amidst in life, or even more so the storms we have to confront and battle. Day after day it seems we have more odd news, in the Church and in the world, more restrictions, more arguments…. Let’s […]Read More Chair of Saint Peter
A Blessed Feast to you all! This day we keep a holiday in honour of three wonders, this day a star led the wise men to the manger; this day at the marriage, water was made wine; this day was Christ, for our salvation, pleased to be baptized of John in Jordan. Alleluia. To listen […]Read More Epiphany 2021 — Pontifical: +Burke [AUDIO]
On first Saturdays, we have the especial occasion to contemplate that which Mary kept in her immaculate heart. May today and this year be an opportunity to become more and more assimilated to that most pure heart, to that heart which contemplated the Son of God — in His birth, His infancy, His childhood, His […]Read More First Saturday: January 2021
How fitting it is to start the new year on a Friday, giving us the opportunity to consecrate ourselves yet again and more profoundly to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. For the First Friday devotions go HERE.Read More First Friday: January 2021
Tolkien’s Poem, discovered two years ago, entitled Noel: Grim was the world and grey last night:The moon and stars were fled,The hall was dark without song or light,The fires were fallen dead.The wind in the trees was like to the sea,And over the mountains’ teethIt whistled bitter-cold and free,As a sword leapt from its sheath. […]Read More Merry Christmas!
In the year 5199th from the creation of the world, when in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth, in the year 2957th from the flood, in the year 2015th from the birth of Abraham, in the year 1510th from the going forth of the people of Israel out of Egypt under Moses, […]Read More Proclamation of the Birth of Christ:
O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis. O Morning Star, splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness: Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death. Isaias 9:2 The people that walked in darkness, have seen a great light; to them that […]Read More O Antiphons, 5: 2020