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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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Perfection in Every State of Life

One might ask: “How can I become holy in the state of life in which I am placed? In the midst of the world, surrounded with perils, oppressed with cares for my family, obliged to work hard, to buy and … 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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Pleasing God

Father Frassinetti writes: “Possibly you imagine that the greatest difficulty of all is having to seek in all things that which is most pleasing to God. It appears to you that the burden of this constant attention must keep you … 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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Self-Denial

Father Frassinetti declares: “Self-denial is necessary for the acquirement of Christian perfection. . . . Self-denial is indispensable to prevent us from falling into mortal sin, and to keep us simply in a state of grace. . . . Without … Continue reading

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Charity in the World

Father Geiermann discusses how we can put fraternal charity into practice during our earthly lives. He writes: “The Saviour gave His followers a practical rule of conduct when He said: ‘Be ye wise as serpents and simple as doves’ (Matt … Continue reading

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