The living Spirit
O Jesus! True liberty of angels, Paradise of delights, remember the horror and sadness which Thou didst endure when Thy enemies, like furious lions, surrounded Thee, and by thousands of insults, spits, blows, lacerations and other unheard-of cruelties, tormented Thee at will.
The Scapular is essentially a “habit” … two truths are evoked by the sign of the Scapular: on the one hand, the constant protection of the Blessed Virgin, not only on life’s journey, but also at the moment of passing into the fullness of eternal glory;
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Gracious and holy Father, please give me: intellect to understand you; reason to discern you; diligence to seek you; wisdom to find you; a spirit to know you; a heart to meditate upon you; ears to hear you;
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St Maria Goretti was a girl whom God’s Spirit endowed with the courage to stay faithful to her Christian vocation even to the point of making the supreme sacrifice of her life.
[St Peter and St Paul] are the pillars that support the Church by their teaching, their prayers, their example of patience. Our Lord strengthened these pillars. In the beginning they were very weak and could not support either themselves or others.
Many things can change and have changed in our cultural and social evolution, but the fact remains that it is the woman who conceives, carries in her womb, and gives birth …
Thanks be to you, our Lord Jesus Christ, for all the benefits which you have given us, ...
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Cassian told this story about John, who was the father of a community because he was great in his way of life.
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