Abbot Aelfric (955-ca. 1012), wrote and preached in the English language (Anglo-Saxon), as opposed to Latin (although he was a Latin scholar too).  He was an excellent, clear preacher:  we can still learn from his wisdom. Here's part of his sermon for Quinguagesima on Luke 18:31-43.  Don't worry - it's been translated! - and well … Continue reading PRE-LENT WISDOM