Today is called the Monday of Holy Week. The liturgy of this week is so important that even if there are feasts of any saints they fall to the side. Celebration of the sacraments of both Baptism and Confirmation are all forbidden – so that pride of place is the passion of our Creator, the humble Son of God.
And the beginning of this unfolds before us today with today’s entrance antiphon from Psalm 34: Contend, O Lord, with my contenders; fight those who fight me. Take up your buckler and shield; arise in my defence, Lord, my mighty help. It’s scary because…https://the-furnace.captivate.fm/.