Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

The Anima Christi is a mystical, ecstatic prayer to the Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Attributed to Saint Ignatius of Loyola, it is probably older than he was. Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water from the side of Christ, wash me. Passion of Christ, […]

“Before all, and above all, attention shall be paid to the care of the sick, so that they shall be served as if they were Christ Himself.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict