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Love Thy Neighbour

“The foundation, the very rock, on which sanctifying grace is built is love of God, that Divine fire in the human heart which our Saviour said He came on earth to bring.” “This is the first and greatest commandment, and, … Continue reading

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Mary Our Mother By Grace

“As Mother of our Saviour in the flesh, [Mary] gave birth to Him according to the flesh; but by receiving the Word of God into her soul she conceived and brought forth her Son spiritually; she was clothed with the … Continue reading

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Mary Full of Grace

“Because [Mary] communicated her human nature to the Son of God, she has a right as none other has ever had to the participation in His Divine Nature by grace.” “As it is said of her Son that He is … Continue reading

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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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A Friend Indeed – Part 4 of 7

Continuing his discussion of the varieties of permanent assistance God offers us, Father Geiermann mentions seven kinds of assistance in the supernatural order. Here we discuss three of them: the ministry of the Church, the communion of saints, and divine … Continue reading

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Prayer of Petition

Father Geiermann discusses the essentials of prayer of petition. He writes: “It always includes three things: the raising of the mind to God, the presenting of a petition, and a reason for invoking the divine aid. . . . Our … Continue reading

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