VIDEO: Glimpses of Forty Hours

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. The practice of Forty Hours Devotion should be revived.

Forty Hours originally evolved to ask God’s protection from external threats, such as invasion or disease. Now, it should be undertaken because of internal menaces to the Faith.

Here is a fine, brief video of Forty Hours at one of my favorite places, the Brompton Oratory in London.

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  1. monstrance says:

    Now that’s Eucharistic Revival.
    Servers were on early duty to light all those candles.

  2. JustaSinner says:

    Been DECADES since 40 hours was available in these parts…

  3. Hb says:

    Absolutely beautiful.

  4. pcg says:

    Glorious- thank you Father for posting this. My husband and I lived in London four years ago and the Oratory became my parish- I recognize many of the Fathers and servers in the video. It was because of the Mass at the Oratory that I now attend the TLM. Fr. Julian’s monthly Letter from the Provost is always worth reading-

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