A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Sunday, July 11, 2004

Even the most beautiful moon

fades into insignificance beside the sun.

So too with the greatest of saints. Even the man who has been called Father of Europe and Father of Western Monasticism does not have his memorial celebrated this year in the general liturgical calendar because it falls on Sunday, the day of the week we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, without whom there would have been neither Benedict nor Europe.