web analytics

Month: May 2011

Regina caeli

Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia. Quia quem meruisti portare, alleluia. Resurrexit, sicut dixit, alleluia. Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia. Gaude et laetare, Virgo Maria, alleluia. Quia surrexit Dominus vere, alleluia. The Regina Caeli is sung or recited in place of the Angelus during the fifty days of the Easter season. It was composed sometime between the

Read more »

Acedia – noonday demon

The latest Taonga magazine is out. There’s an article of mine in it on acedia. Especially for those who cannot get hold of the Taonga magazine, this is what I wrote: The sun beats down unremittingly from a cloudless sky bleached ashen. The monk, alone in the desert, finds every minute of the day excruciating.

Read more »

Week starting May 29

scripture readings textweek resources This is the Sixth Sunday of Easter (not the fifth Sunday after Easter). • collect/opening prayer reflection for Easter 6 May 29 and week following Please add hymns, prayers, ideas, resources in the comments. Encourage consciousness of Easter being a season, not just a day – “attend” Easter is 50 days

Read more »