Holy Week, by the Right Reverend Abbot Fernand Cabrol, OSB, (1855-1937) was first published in Latin and English in 1926. This facsimile reproduction of the Third Edition, published in 1927, carries an Explanatory Introduction by Abbot Cabrol.Cabrol's text here reproduced bore the imprimatur of the Most Rev. William T. Cotter, bishop of Portsmouth, England (1910-1940).
About the author: Abbot Cabrol (1855–1937) made his vows as a Benedictine in 1877 at Solesmes, was ordained a priest in 1882, and served as Prior there beginning in 1890. In 1896 he became the first Prior of St. Michael's in Farnborough, England, a daughter house of the Solemses Abbey, and, when the former was raised to an Abbey in 1903, Cabrol became its first Abbot. He authored some dozen books on the liturgy and liturgical history, and his research and study in France, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany contributed to La Paleógraphie Musicale. He was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1920 for his work with the Red Cross during World War I.