Author Archives: SaintlySages

Suicide and Martyrdom

Some today admit the possibility that suicide can be a form of martyrdom. The Church, however, has always taught that suicide is wrong, and yet honors those who are martyred for professing the faith. In the following excerpt from his … Continue reading

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Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer – Part 12 of 12

Continued here are Father Schouppe’s meditations on the Lord’s Prayer, based on the second manner of prayer taught by St. Ignatius of Loyola. “But deliver us from evil” “We ask our Father to deliver us from all real evil; not … Continue reading

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Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer – Part 11 of 12

Continued here are Father Schouppe’s meditations on the Lord’s Prayer, based on the second manner of prayer taught by St. Ignatius of Loyola. “And lead us not into temptation” “Our Divine Master dictates this petition to warn us of our … Continue reading

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Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer – Part 10 of 12

Continued here are Father Schouppe’s meditations on the Lord’s Prayer, based on the second manner of prayer taught by St. Ignatius of Loyola. “As we forgive them who trespass against us” “Lord, we forgive our brethren their offences, deign also … Continue reading

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Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer – Part 9 of 12

Continued here are Father Schouppe’s meditations on the Lord’s Prayer, based on the second manner of prayer taught by St. Ignatius of Loyola. “And forgive us our trespasses” “Our Divine Master wishes us to ask pardon of our sins, and … Continue reading

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Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer – Part 8 of 12

Continued here are Father Schouppe’s meditations on the Lord’s Prayer, based on the second manner of prayer taught by St. Ignatius of Loyola. “Our daily bread” “Give us our bread: our spiritual bread. ‘Man liveth not by bread alone’ (Mt … Continue reading

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Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer – Part 7 of 12

Continued here are Father Schouppe’s meditations on the Lord’s Prayer, based on the second manner of prayer taught by St. Ignatius of Loyola. “Give us this day our daily bread” “A father is bound to feed his children. Our heavenly … Continue reading

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