These notes will probably reach you during the Lenten season. Undoubtedly this is the worst time of the church year to place anything additional on a preacher's desk. On the other hand, there are a few matters which I wanted to write about at this time —even though I am haunted by the picture of the brethren busy with their Lenten sermons and the wastebaskets ready to receive everything which does not fit in with the purposes and work of the moment."
Kretzmann, O.P., "January-February 1951" (1951). Campus Commentary. 44.