Classics of the Liturgical Movement: Dom Pius de Hemptinne

Posted June 20, 2016 11:39 pm by Peter Kwasniewski

Classics of the Liturgical Movement: Dom Pius de Hemptinne

Readers of the works of Blessed Columba Marmion, O.S.B., know firsthand the riches he spreads before us — a veritable banquet of the mystical life, rooted in Sacred Scripture and the Church’s traditional liturgy. Relatively few, however, are aware of his disciples and the correspondence he conducted with men and women throughout the world, especially religious men and women who turned to him for spiritual direction at a distance. One of these disciples was a monk, Dom Pius de Hemptinne, O.S.B. (1879–1907), who left behind precious spiritual writings of his own.In keeping with the purpose of my occasional “Classics of

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