Daily Archives: 2 March 2006

More On Fasting

I was going to pass on a portion of our vicar general’s homily from last night, something from Thomas Merton on fasting. Then I noticed Neil’s fine post below. So here’s a little sister to it. Paraphrased, it goes: During … Continue reading

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And The Band Played …

The first time I heard his signature song, a devastatingly emotional anti-war piece, it was a cover by the fine singer Priscilla Herdman. It’s been many years since it’s passed my ears, but it was a treat to tune in … Continue reading

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Why Fast?

I will be reducing my posting this Lent. Today, I’ll very quickly contribute an excerpt from a meditation by the distinguished liturgist Fr Robert Taft, SJ, published in Worship 57.2 (1983). Fr Taft reminds us that Christ is with us, … Continue reading

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