Tag Archives: Francis Cassilly

Suffering, Death, and Life

Father Cassilly concludes his story of love with a word about suffering. He writes: “No life is so unfortunate as to be without suffering of some kind, no day even is without some drops of this golden elixir. Christ Himself … Continue reading

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Do I Really Love God?

Father Cassilly writes: “We need not be distressed by uncertainty whether we love God, for Christ Himself has given us the criterion. At the Last Supper He said to His Apostles: ‘He that hath My commandments and keepeth them, he … Continue reading

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Waiting

The Jesuit Father Francis Cassilly writes: “Each individual person is a special creation, in whose behalf God seems to tax His infinite resources of love and power, and with whom he wishes to enter into a compact of eternal friendship. … Continue reading

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One Long Day of Happiness

Father Cassilly concludes his description of life in the world to come. He writes: “Power and strength will be characteristics of the risen body. Its senses and members will be quick and vigorous, ready to respond to the impulse and … Continue reading

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The Glorified Human Body

Father Cassilly describes the resurrected, glorified human body: “As Christ’s body shone in the resurrection so will ours, for His rising is a type of ours. In heaven there will be no need of sun or moon, for the Lamb … Continue reading

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The Great Joy of Heaven

Father Cassilly writes: “The great, essential joy of heaven will be the Vision wherein we shall see God face to face, shall know even as we are known, and love as we are loved.” “Even in this world the greatest … Continue reading

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Untold Riches and Delights

Father Cassilly draws our attention to the multifarious grandeur and beauty of God’s creation. He writes: “Look this rich summer morning at yonder prospect of hill and dale, orchard, field and meadow, and count if you can the varied tints … Continue reading

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