Morning Prayers for Holy Saturday

During the season of Lent, the Christian, on waking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church… 

Morning Prayers for Good Friday

During the season of Lent, the Christian, on waking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church… 

Morning Prayers for Maundy Thursday

During the season of Lent, the Christian, on waking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church… 

Morning Prayers for Spy Wednesday

During the season of Lent, the Christian, on waking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church… 

Morning Prayers for Holy Tuesday

During the season of Lent, the Christian, on waking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church… 

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation: April 11th Our Saviour carries His Cross

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation: April 3rd On Our Lord’s being led away to Pilate

Holy Monday ~ Dom Prosper Guéranger

This morning, also, Jesus goes with his Disciples to Jerusalem. He is fasting, for the Gospel tells us, that he was hungry [St Matth. xxi. 18]. He approaches a fig-tree, which is by the way-side; but finds nothing on it, save leaves only. Jesus, wishing to give us an instruction, curses the fig-tree, which immediately withers away. He would hereby teach us what they are to expect, who have nothing but good desires, and never produce in themselves the fruit of a real conversion. Nor is the allusion to Jerusalem less evident. This City is zealous for the exterior of Divine Worship; but her heart is hard and obstinate, and she is plotting, at this very hour, the death of the Son of God… 

Spiritual Reading for Holy Monday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

The fourth means to attain perfect love is to make frequent acts of love. As fire is kept alive by fuel, so love is nourished by acts….

Morning Prayers for Holy Monday

During the season of Lent, the Christian, on waking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church… 

Evening Meditations for Palm Sunday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

The sentence upon our Saviour having been published, they straightway seize hold of Him in their fury: they strip Him anew of that purple rag, and put His own raiment upon Him, to lead Him away to be crucified on Calvary, –the place appropriated for the execution of criminals.. 

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