Excerpt from The Liturgical Year: Advent
The name of Dom Gueranger, Abbot of Soles mes, needs no recommendation. He has been long known, both in his own country and in England, by his pious and edifying W'orks. The Work which is now put within the reach of those, who use only our own language, is truly Benedictine in its aim and spirit. The Sons of Saint Dominic have attached themselves to the scientific Theology of the Church, and their mis sion is to cry aloud in the streets as Preachers, and to stand in the breach as defenders of the Faith. The Sons of Saint Benedict have a more tranquil mission, within the walls of the Sanc tuary, and on the steps of the Altar. The Anne'e Liturgique is the fruit of this interior and peaceful spirit. It is a prolonged medita tion on the wonderful order of Divine Worship, which has formed itself around the Presence of the Incarnate Word. It is the adoration of.
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