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The Centurion’s Servant

Father Girardey calls our attention to a second narrative, The Healing of the Centurion’s Servant (Mt 8:5-13; Lk 7:2-10): “The servant of a centurion who was dear to him, being sick, was about to die. When the centurion had heard … Continue reading

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The Pharisee and the Publican

The Redemptorist Father Ferreol Girardey illustrates in the following twelve Gospel narratives the proper dispositions which should accompany our prayers. The first narrative he cites is the Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican (Lk 18:10-14): “Two men went up … Continue reading

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Diffidence in Ourselves

In the Parable of the Sower, Jesus shows how the yield is proportionate to the quality of the soil. Father Geiermann mentions four qualities that dispose a person to yield a great spiritual harvest: diffidence in ourselves, confidence in God, … Continue reading

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