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Holy Eucharist – Part 3 of 3

Father Cassilly writes: “With the wealth of sanctifying grace received in Communion come a host of actual graces, that urge, impel the soul to numerous acts of the theological and moral virtues, and blow the fire of charity to a … Continue reading

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Holy Eucharist – Part 2 of 3

Father Cassilly says of the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist: “The Body that was fashioned for God the Son in Mary’s womb, enters the body of each Christian and there abideth, bringing in its train a host of ministering spirits, and … Continue reading

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Holy Eucharist – Part 1 of 3

Father Francis Cassilly writes: “The manifestations of God’s love to man, which we have thus far considered, belong in general to the saints of the Old and the New Law. The gifts of nature, which are so touchingly referred to … Continue reading

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God’s Living Temple – Part 3 of 3

Father Cassilly writes: “We must learn to regard creatures only as passing manifestations of creative power, to look through and behind them to the Creator Himself. Beautiful indeed and ravishing of spirit are created things, when regarded with a pure … Continue reading

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God’s Living Temple – Part 2 of 3

Father Cassilly elaborates further on the distinction between God’s temple on Mount Zion and human souls, which are His living temples. He writes: “The temple was a holy place, for it was dedicated to the service of God. It belonged … Continue reading

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God’s Living Temple – Part 1 of 3

Father Cassilly distinguishes two kinds of temples: those made of stone and those that are alive. He writes: “God’s dwelling place is called a temple. Since the just soul, as we have seen, is God’s abode, it can very properly … Continue reading

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A Contented Guest

Father Cassilly continues his discussion of the indwelling of God in the human soul. He asks: “What makes God a contented lodger within our soul?” It is this: “His ability to control and manage everything in it—the lights and shades … Continue reading

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