"This, then is our desert:
to live facing despair,
but not to consent.
To trample it down under hope in the Cross.
To wage war against despair unceasingly.
That war is our wilderness.
If we wage it courageously,
we will find Christ at our side.
If we cannot face it,
we will never find him."
Saturday, 17 July 2010
Our Lady on Saturday
Olivier Messiaen: Premiere communion de la Vierge from Vingts Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus
An interesting (and English) explanation of the origins of the Saturday commemoration of Our Lady from Christian Campbell at the Anglo-Catholic here