In Today's Catholic World News Blog

Laetare Sunday: Fourth Sunday of Lent

Source: 1868 A.D. "The Liturgical Year",  Fourth Sunday of Lent, 

p. 332, BThe Very Rev. Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abott of Solesmes

 

In the Collect, the Church acknowledges that her 

Children deserve the penance they are going through;
but she begs that, to-day, the hope of the coming
divine consolations may refresh their spirits. The
full force of the closing word of her prayer, is that
they may breathe awhile.

 

 

COLLECT.

 

Concede, quaesumus, omnipotens Deus;

ut qui ex merito nostrae actionis affligimur,

tuae gratiae consolatione respiremus.

Per Dominum.

 

Grant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God,

that we, who are justly afflicted according to our demerits,

may be relieved by thy comforting grace.

Through, &c.

___________________

 

THE SPIRITUAL COMMUNION

 

By a rescript of November 24. 1922 the Sacred Congregation of Indulgences approved the following formula for a spiritual communion:

 

"O Jesus I turn toward the holy tabernacle where You live hidden for love of me.  I love you, O my God.  I cannot receive you in Holy Communion.  Come nevertheless and visit me with Your grace.  Come spiritually into my heart.  Purify it.  Sanctify it.  Render it like unto Your own.  Amen.

 

Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldst enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed."

 

An indulgence of 500 days, if thrice repeated.
(129 The Raccolta 1944).

 

 

Related Link:

How Grace is Supplied for Catholics Without Mass Options

Write a new comment: (Click here)

SimpleSite.com
Characters left: 160
DONE Sending...
See all comments

| Reply

Latest comments

18.01 | 08:55

This is such an important video on the Fatima message. When Our Lady warned many nations will be destroyed, is that related to a 3rd World War or the 3 Days of Darkness? Can there still be a true lasting world peace now without a Chastisement?

...
17.01 | 22:52

Beautiful Church's. Hope we can get them back one day!

...
16.01 | 20:56

Today is the Feast Day of St. Marcellus I, Pope and Martyr. Read more about this great saint at: https://tinyurl.com/life-of-st-marcellus

...
16.01 | 11:48

Yes, the antipope's Masonic Ecuminism and the Heresy of Lefebvreism, have cunningly/most effectively, blinded people to this essential timeless teaching from the Roman Catechism.

...
You liked this page