Monthly Archives: March 2013

Popule Meus


One of my favorite parts of the Good Friday liturgy is the music. I dont want to say there isn’t much to the service, as it is very long… but during the readings (especially of the Passion), veneration of the … Continue reading

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“Could you not watch one hour with me?”


Adoration on Holy Thursday at St. Francis de Sales Oratory. For me, Holy Week is an incredibly intense mix of emotional, spiritual, and physical turmoil.  Already a bit weary after taking time for extra suffering during the previous 36 days … Continue reading

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Practicing Patience


I don’t intend to sound prideful, but people tell me all the time that they are impressed with my patience.  Every time I hear that, I smile and thank them for their encouragement, but on the inside I am saying … Continue reading

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Sacrum Triduum


As a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (or the Sacred Heart Society as we usually say), we agree to live somewhat by the Benedictine Rule as much as we are capable.  It’s not exactly the … Continue reading

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