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Triduum Meditation 2: The Resurrection of the Body

1. A day will come which will be the last of days, when this world will be no more. Before the coming of the Judge, fire will descend from heaven, and consume everything that is upon the earth: The earth … Continue reading

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Triduum Meditation 1: Our Salvation Is in the Cross

“Behold the wood of the cross, on which hung the salvation of the world!” So sings the holy Church on Good Friday. In the cross is our salvation, our strength against temptations, our detachment from early pleasures; in the cross … Continue reading

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Lenten Meditation 44: Perfect Resignation to the Divine Will

My meat is to do his will [John 4:34]. So said Jesus Christ, speaking of himself. In this mortal life, meat is that which preserves our life; and, therefore, our Lord said that it was his meat to do the … Continue reading

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Lenten Meditation 43: Spiritual Goods

As regards our degrees in grace and glory we must bring our own will into conformity to the divine. Highly as we ought to value the things of the glory of God, we ought to value his will yet more. … Continue reading

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Lenten Meditation 42: Spiritual Desolation

We ought to be resigned in times of spiritual desolation. The Lord is accustomed, when a soul gives itself up to the spiritual life, to heap consolations upon it, in order to wean it from the pleasures of the world; … Continue reading

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Lenten Meditation 41: Corporal Infirmities

We must be particularly resigned under the pressure of corporal infirmities; and we must embrace them willingly, both in such a manner, and for such a time, as God wills. Nevertheless, we ought to employ the usual remedies; for this … Continue reading

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