Evening Prayer

   O great and exalted God, who alone are immortal and dwell in unapproachable light! In your wisdom you created the entire universe. You separated light from darkness, giving the sun charge of the day, and the moon and stars, the night. Now, at this very hour, you permit us, sinful as we are, to…

Nunc Coepi

“For two years I have been a hermit and have not appreciated the fact, or lived as one. Nunc coepi. Father Barnabas Mary, the Passionist in Chicago, wrote to me about Father Charbel who lived as a hermit in Syria- he was a Maronite. Everyone forgot about him. He died. Fifty years later his body was…