Tag Archives: Lent

GOING DEEPER ON THE ROAD TO CALVARY

“It calls for an act of virtue on my part to hold myself back, for I do not forgive his insolent lack of respect for my status as Bishop; the four fruitless visits I made him as a priest I … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER INTO THE ORDINARY

“…I spoke with him about the dispensation from the fast which we need because of the cholera; he readily agreed, but told me to come to an understanding concerning that with Cardinal Lambruschini to whom he had given the responsibility … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER INTO LENT WITH ST. EUGENE DE MAZENOD

In 1813 Eugene de Mazenod gave what is now known as his Lenten Homily in the Church of the Madeleine in Aix.  Fernand Jetté, OMI wrote:  “The Gospel must be taught to all, and in a way in which it … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER WITH FOOD FOR CONTEMPLATION & PROFOUND WONDER

Eugene is in Rome for his Episcopal Consecration, but appears to be more pensive than celebratory. “I am deprived all at once of your gentle presence, far removed from all I love, alone in a city where I have nothing … Continue reading

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