Morning & Night Prayers During Advent

(You can download this article as a pdf HERE) During Advent, the Christian, on awaking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church, who, in her Office of Matins, says to us these solemn words, which choirs of religious, men and women, throughout the universe, have been chanting during the deep silence of the night: Come, let us adore the King our Lord, who is to come! He will profoundly adore this great King, whose coming is so near … Read More

Friday – First Week of Advent

(You can download this article as a pdf HERE) Come let us adore the King our Lord who is to come. From the Prophet Isaias – Chapter 6 In the year that king Ozias died. I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne high and elevated: and his train filled the temple. Upon it stood the Seraphim: the one had six wings and the other had six wings: with two they covered his face and with two they covered his … Read More

Thursday – First Week of Advent

(You can download this article as a pdf HERE) Come, let us adore the King our Lord, who is to come. From the Prophet Isaias. Chapter 5 I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill, in a fruitful place. And he fenced it in, and picked the stones out of it, and planted it with the choicest vines, and built a tower in the midst thereof, … Read More

Wednesday – First Week of Advent

(You can download this article as a pdf HERE) Come, let us adore the King, our Lord, who is to come. From the Prophet Isaias Chapter 3 For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water: the strong man, and the man of war, the judge and the prophet, and the cunning man, and the ancient, the … Read More

Website Updated – Thank you for your patience.

There were a few speed issues with the website of late and so the website has been updated to a new WordPress hosting package which should make it more responsive and a little faster. I will now continue to upload Dom Prosper Gueranger’s commentaries and prayers for the season of Advent. Thank you for your patience. May God bless you. John Lacken

Tuesday – First Week of Advent

(You can download this article as a pdf HERE) Come, let us adore the King our Lord, who is to come. From the Prophet Isaias Chapter 2 The word that Isaias the son of Amos saw concerning Juda and Jerusalem. And in the last days the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be prepared on the top of mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills: and all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall … Read More

Monday – First Week of Advent

(You can download this article as a pdf HERE) Come, let us adore the King our Lord, who is to come. From the Prophet Isaias – Chapter 1 Wash yourselves, be clean, take away the evil of your devices from my eyes: cease to do perversely, learn to do well; seek judgement, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow. And then come, and accuse me, says the Lord. If your sins be as scarlet, they shall be … Read More

The First Sunday of Advent

(You can download this article as a pdf HERE) (Dom Prosper Gueranger is commenting on the Holy Mass as it was said back in the late 1800s. This was the Latin Mass and the readings then are still used in the Latin Mass today. These will enhance our preparation for Advent.) This Sunday, the first of the ecclesiastical year, is called, in the chronicles and charts of the middle ages, Ad te levavi Sunday, from the first words of the … Read More

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