The Tears I Laid Before His Shrine

St. Alexander

The Catholic Gentleman continues its Lent preparation series with a post on prayer, which explains how to pray in five manageable steps.

Fasting in a way that is pleasing to God is covered in this St. Francis de Sales sermon for Ash Wednesday, via Traditional Catholic Sermons.

Tradition in Action adds the glorious "Pilgrims' Chorus" from the opera Tannhauser to its Folk Songs page, which features an mp3 recording of the piece and the lyrics in German and English.  "The song represents the penitential journey of pilgrims as they journey to and from Rome to receive absolution.  The noble aspirations of the penitents are embodied in this song. . ."

 

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