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All flesh shall see the salvation of God.

And this is what was celebrated by the Psalmist’s lyre, “All the nations whom Thou hast made shall come and worship before Thee, O Lord.” Continue reading

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A Healthy Soul

as our Saviour foretold in the Gospels: ‘It is not what goes into anyone which causes defilement to the soul but it is what comes out of the heart that drags people to destruction. Continue reading

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Prepare ye the ways of the Lord

The matter therefore is not very difficult: for if we continue as we are made, we shall be virtuous Continue reading

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Healed in the desert

VII.xxxv.2. Blessed Antony was accustomed to say, “The ancient fathers went into the desert, and having been healed became healers. They then came back and healed others. There are those among us nowadays who go into the desert and try … Continue reading

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MY DEAR CHILDREN

There is no preparation for a good death but a good life. Do not omit your prayers, and to make an act of contrition and examen of conscience every night, and frequent the blessed sacraments of the church. Continue reading

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Writings of the Fathers

To facilitate the training in preparation, the Fathers gave guiding instructions and helpful advice. The two principal Commandments include the absolute necessity, the duty, of Love, which for those practising the Prayer is more than essential. Continue reading

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The Paradoxes in Jonah’s Life

He abandoned silencing the iniquity of the city. He went to stir up a storm of the sea. Instead of sanctifying the wicked city, he went to overturn a ship of the sea. Continue reading

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Perfection according to St. Anthony

All these things which you have mentioned are indeed needful, and helpful to those who are thirsting for God, and desirous to approach Him. But countless accidents and the experience of many people will not allow us to make the most important of gifts consist in them. Continue reading

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Spiritual Perception

He did not therefore fulfil His miracles so much in order to be wondered at, nor seek by them to become famous, as that we might rather believe, that whereas He is God… Continue reading

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Five Types of Baptism

Jesus also baptized, but in the Spirit. This is the perfect Baptism …
I know also a Fourth Baptism — that by Martyrdom and blood, which also Christ himself underwent: Continue reading

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