Tag Archives: Heaven

Beyond Earth

In this brief meditation, Father Girardey compares heaven and earth, and ponders the magnificent blessings in the life to come. “O Heaven, O Paradise, Abode of delights ineffable! where my heavenly Father has prepared near Him a special place for … Continue reading

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Life in the World to Come

Here and in the next several posts, we shall explore various aspects of prayer as discussed by the Redemptorist Father Ferreol Girardey in his book Prayer: Its Necessity, Its Power, Its Conditions. In this book, which bears the imprimatur of … Continue reading

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Union with God: Means and Signs

Father Geiermann continues his discussion of the human person’s union with God. He elaborates upon two means to union and then mentions some signs of that union. “There are two means of union with God; the one divine, the other … Continue reading

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Union with God: Object and Motive

Father Geiermann states that a human person’s union with God is “an active, intelligent, free, personal union.” Moreover, “according to this plan God does not debase Himself to the level of sinful man, but man, aided by God and guided … Continue reading

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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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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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