Thursday, March 18, 2021

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

White Double It was right that the Church should honor, during these days devoted to the instruction of catechumens, the Pontiff whose very name suggests the zeal and knowledge which pastors ought to show in preparing candidates for baptism. He has long had a place in the Martyrology of the Western Church, but today, in […]

0 Comments


Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Violet Simple The Station is at the Church of Saints Sylvester and Martin, which is one of the most venerable in Rome. It was originally built by Pope St. Sylvester, and still bears his name: but in the 6th century, it was consecrated to St. Martin of Tours. In the 7th century, it was enriched […]

0 Comments


Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Saint Patrick, Apostle of Ireland, Bishop and Confessor

White Double The Saint we have to honor today is the Apostle of that faithful people whose martyrdom has lasted three hundred years—it is the great St. Patrick, he that gave Erin the Faith. There shone most brightly in this Saint that gift of the Apostolate, which Christ has left to his Church, and which […]

0 Comments


Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Violet Simple This day is called the Feria of the Great Scrutiny, because in the Church of Rome, after the necessary inquiries and examinations, the list of the Catechumens, who were to receive Baptism, was closed. The Station was held in the Basilica of St. Paul outside the walls, both because of the size of […]

0 Comments


Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Begin Novena in Honor of Our Lady’s Annunciation

Read/print the novena here.

0 Comments


Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Violet Simple The Station is in the Church of Saint Laurence in Damaso; so called because it was built, in the 4th century, in honor of the glorious Archdeacon of Rome by Pope St. Damasus, whose body rests there. Collect Sacræ nobis, quæsumus, Domine, observationis jejunia, et piæ conversationis augmentum, et tuæ propitiationis continuum præstent […]

0 Comments


Monday, March 15, 2021

Begin Novena in Honor of St. Gabriel the Archangel

Read/print the novena here.

0 Comments


Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Violet Simple The Station is in the venerable Church of the Four Crowned (Brothers); their names are Severus, Severianus, Carpophorus, and Victorinus; they suffered martyrdom under the persecution of Dioclesian. Their bodies, as also the Head of the great Martyr St. Sebastian, are among the Relics of this Church. Collect Præsta, quæsumus, omnipotens Deus: ut […]

0 Comments


Sunday, March 14, 2021

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Violet Semidouble (Privilege of the First Class) This Sunday, called, from the first word of the Introit, Lætare Sunday, is one of the most solemn of the year. The Church interrupts her Lenten mournfulness; the chants of the Mass speak of nothing but joy and consolation; the Organ, which has been silent during the preceding […]

0 Comments


Saturday, March 13, 2021

Saturday of the Third Week of Lent

Violet Simple The Station is in the Church of Saint Susanna, Virgin and Martyr of Rome. The reason of this Church having been chosen is that today, there is read the history of the chaste Susanna, the daughter of Helcias. Collect Præsta, quæsumus, omnipotens Deus; ut qui se, affligendo carnem, ab alimentis abstinent, sectando justitiam, […]

0 Comments

« Newer PostsOlder Posts »

Archives

Categories

[smallcalendar http://www.clutchingmyrosary.com/trad-cath.ics]