This article, as always, touches our hearts and nourishes our souls. Abp. Vigano is the good shepherd who looks after his sheep, when many of our shepherds are ravenous wolves in sheeps’ clothing.
|Reflection on the True Meaning of Lent for Ash Wednesday, March 2, 2022By Archbishop Carlo Maria ViganòVenite, convertimini ad me, dicit Dominus.Venite flentes, fundamus lacrymas ad Deum:quia nos negleximus, et propter nos terra patitur:nos iniquitatem fecimus,et propter nos fundamenta commota sunt.Festinemus anteire ante iram Dei,flentes et dicentes:Qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.—Transitorium ambrosianumin Dominica Quinquagesimæ”Come and be converted to me, says the Lord. Come weeping, let us shed tears to God: because we have transgressed, and because of us the earth suffers: we have committed iniquity and because of us its foundations have been shaken. Let us hasten to prevent God’s wrath, weeping and saying: You who take upon Yourself the sins of the world, have mercy on us.”It is difficult for a man of today to understand these words of the Ambrosian Missal.Yet they are simple…|
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