Tag Archives: Sorrow

“Not my will but Thine be done.”

One of my favorite Lenten devotions is the Stabat Mater. Whether I’m praying this beautiful prayer or listening to its musical composition either by Giovanni Pergolesi or in the traditional Gregorian Chant, I always find that my soul is uplifted … Continue reading

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“…Now at length the sword had passed.”

 Alas, I am once again posting just moments before midnight. For those of you who may be concerned with my lack of shut-eye, don’t be – God supplies the vigor of youth to make up for lost hours of sleep. … Continue reading

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Rejoice, O Sorrowful Mother; after your great sufferings, you shine forth as Queen, enthroned beside your Son.

Hello everybody; happy feast to all. Today, we celebrate the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. This Memorial can be traced back to the Fourteenth Century, when it commemorated the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady (The Prophesy of Simeon, The … Continue reading

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