Category Archives: St. Norbert

The glorious conversion of St Norbert

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful, and enkindle within them the fire of Thy love. ℣ Send forth Thy Spirit, O Lord ℟ And Thou shall renew the face of the earth Let us pray. O God, … Continue reading

Posted in Novena to OHF Norbert

The birth of St Norbert, and his early life of mediocrity

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful, and enkindle within them the fire of Thy love. ℣ Send forth Thy Spirit, O Lord ℟ And Thou shall renew the face of the earth Let us pray. O God, … Continue reading

Posted in Novena to OHF Norbert

Novena to our Holy Father Saint Norbert

Today our novena to our holy father begins. His feast day is celebrated on 6 June. In order than you may share in the community’s own prayer, shown here are novena devotions to be said once every in preparation for … Continue reading

Posted in Novena to OHF Norbert

Solemn High Mass for Feast of OHF Norbert

 There you shall taste those never-ending delights which God has prepared for your consolation and for that of all His elect.  There shall the wholesome fountain of God’s garden refresh you; there the overflowing wells of living waters shall revivify … Continue reading

Posted in O.Praem Pictures, Parish/Apostolate, St. Norbert

Novena to Our Holy Father Norbert

Today we begin a novena to Our Holy Father, whose feast day falls next Friday. How wonderful it is, too, that we shall also be starting the novena to the Holy Ghost in preparation for Pentecost tomorrow, too! In Chelmsford, … Continue reading

Posted in Novena to OHF Norbert

Blessed Hugh

Blessed Hugh was one of St. Norbert’s first disciples and later became first abbot of Prémontré.  Pope Pius XI, a great friend of our Order, confirmed the immemorial cult of Blessed Hugh on July 13, 1927. He was born at Fosses-la-Ville in … Continue reading

Posted in Norbertine History, O.Praem Saints and Beati, St. Norbert

2013

MMXIII 2013 1627 years since the conversion of Our Holy Father Augustine 1583 years since the death of Our Holy Father Augustine 933 years since the birth of Our Holy Father Norbert 920 years since the birth of Blessed Hugh … Continue reading

Posted in Chelmsford, Community Events, Former Houses, General, Norbertine History, O.Praem Saints and Beati, Premonstratensian Communities, St. Norbert