Septuagesima – Burying the Alleluia

We have come around again to Pre-Lent. It is time to get our heads into the game and start preparing for our upcoming Lenten discipline.

Already.

Sunday is Septuagesima. That means that on Saturday at 1st Vespers, in the traditional Roman Rite, we sing “Alleluia” for the last time until Easter.

Here are the Benedictines at Le Barroux singing the Alleluia for the last time.

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One Response to Septuagesima – Burying the Alleluia

  1. donato2 says:

    “It is time to get our heads into the game and start preparing for our upcoming Lenten discipline. ….
    Sunday is Septuagesima.”

    This translates into the worldly calendar as follows: “It is time to turn on the television and get our heads into the game and start preparing for our upcoming Lenten discipline, when NFL football will be no more . …. Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday.”