Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hidden Things

The great and adorable mystery of our Saviour was hidden therefore even before the foundations of the world, in the knowledge of the Father Continue reading

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Test the Rule

We should test the straightness or crookedness of the rules and the ascetic feats which we may have in mind and undertake. This necessity of being turned inwardly towards God must be fully recognized, because all the errors in the … Continue reading

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The Leaven

It reveals itself, as we saw earlier, by the involuntary longing to withdraw within and stand before God. Here the soul has no power of its own… Continue reading

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Blessed Queen

Blessed Queen of the universe, you know that we sinners’ have no intimacy with the God whom you have borne. But, putting our trust in you, through your mediation we your servants prostrate ourselves before the Lord: for you can … Continue reading

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Come down quickly

Why therefore do they blame Christ, if when Zacchaeus was, so to say, fallen and buried in spiritual maladies… Continue reading

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