Morning Prayers

A selection of traditional Catholic prayers for the morning, widely recited in the pre-conciliar Church, rendering adoration of the Divine Majesty, thanksgiving for His protection during the night, and consecration of the day to God’s service.

Ember Days Explained

Ember Days: The 1st Wednesday, Friday & Saturday after ‘Lucy, Ashes, Dove and Cross’ The term ‘Ember Days‘ find its origin in the Latin Quatuor Tempora (‘four times’). Ember Days are observed  on the successive Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at the beginning of the four seasons of the year and are an ancient practise instituted by Read More