Category Archives: Christianity

Four Degrees of Love

“The mystic writer Richard of St. Victor tells us that there are four degrees of love. To the first he gives the name of the insuperable love, because it can be displaced by no other; to the second the name … Continue reading

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You Are the Treasure of My Heart

“We, being finite, could not be the object of infinite love. God loves us on account of His infinite goodness, which finds a wonderful reflex in us by grace. He loves Himself in us, and therefore us in Himself. He … Continue reading

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I Call You Friends

“What could be more beautiful and consoling, than those words of Our Lord: ‘I will not now call you servants; . . . I have called you friends.’ Well might St. Gregory the Great exclaim: ‘Oh, how great is the … Continue reading

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The Eucharist: A Foretaste of Heaven

“The entire substance of bread and the entire substance of wine are changed after consecration into the Body and Blood of the Son of God. . . . As the natural bread is by a miracle made a heavenly Bread, … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

“God, who has given Himself to us as a Father, who has adopted us as His children, who has made us the heirs of His possessions, distinguished us with His Name, honoured us with His glory and His kingdom, wills … Continue reading

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So Great a Gift, So Great a Guest

“‘Great is the mystery of this grace,’ says St. Leo, ‘and this gift which exceeds all gifts—namely, that God should call man son, and man should call God Father. . . . If among men it redounds to their glory … Continue reading

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A Heavenly Inheritance

“God, in bestowing His grace upon us, imparts at the same time a goodness and supernatural beauty whereby we receive the fruit of this favour, and remain worthy of it. He, thus, not only loves us in and through His … Continue reading

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