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Tag Archives: Lent
“The fruit of the tree is on the paten and in the chalice. The angel of death passes over. He has no claim upon us. We belong to God. We bear His watery name. We eat at His table. We … Continue reading
Beginning on Maundy Thursday, there is a special antiphon for Psalm 51, which is sung quietly after each Canticle at Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, and Compline during the Triduum. Each day, the length of the antiphon expands until it is … Continue reading
Audio: Listen to Hymn for Judica chanted. Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle, Sing the last, the dread affray; O’er the cross, the victor’s trophy, Sound the high triumphal lay, How, the pains of death enduring, Earth’s Redeemer won the day. … Continue reading
Audio sample: Listen to Hymn for Invocavit chanted. O kind Creator, bow Thine ear To mark the cry, to know the tear Before Thy throne of mercy spent In this Thy holy feast of Lent. Our hearts are open, Lord, to Thee: … Continue reading
“Your ashes are smeared today. There is no beauty in them. The world cannot see anything in them but an ugly smudge of dirt and death. But for those with the eyes of faith, they are in the form of … Continue reading
Audio: Listen to Hymn for Ash Wednesday chanted. The fast, as taught by holy lore, We keep in solemn course once more; The fast to all men known, and bound In forty days of yearly round. The law … Continue reading
Last November, we posted a download of Solid Declaration readings for major feasts and Sundays of the one-year series. Thanks to the efforts of Pr. Erich Fickel, we now offer a free download of these readings formatted as bulletin inserts for each of the … Continue reading