A History of the 40 Hours Devotion, by Henri de Villiers

Posted March 8, 2018 2:14 pm by Gregory DiPippo

A History of the 40 Hours Devotion, by Henri de Villiers

A warm thanks to Henri de Villiers and the Schola Sainte Cécile for permission to publish this translation of his article Les Quarante-Heurs: Histoire et Liturgie. The translation was made by the authors of the blog Canticum Salomonis, and is being publishing there simultaneously with NLM.Forty Hours at the London OratoryThe Forty Hours refers to a period of devout prayer sustained by adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, solemnly exposed on the altar of a church for 40 hours. Traditionally, this form of prayer takes place in the hours that precede the beginning of Lent, from Quinquagesima Sunday to the Tuesday before Ash

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