Tag Archives: Humility

Complicated souls

+ J.M.T. Feast of our dear “Little Therese” “O Lord, Who said: Unless you become as little children, you shall not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven, grant us, we beseech You, so to follow the footsteps of blessed Theresa, … Continue reading

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Our delightful wound in God’s Heart

+ J.M.J. Feast of Our Dear “Little Therese” Virgin of the Order of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Come from Libanus… thou hast wounded My Heart, My sister, My spouse, thou hast wounded My Heart (from the Introit of the … Continue reading

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The “Little Way” of Spiritual Childhood of St. Therese: Humility (III)

+ J.M.J First Friday of the Month “In order to belong to Jesus,” says our dear “Little Therese,” “ we must be little, but there are few souls who aspire to remain in that littleness. ” Elsewhere: “In order to … Continue reading

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The Power and Love of God

+ J.M.J. Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Thy sins are forgiven thee. (Mt. 9.2) A poor paralytic is presented to Our Lord; he probably had himself brought there to ask for bodily health, but in the presence of Jesus, he realizes … Continue reading

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“De profundis”

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. Augustine Bishop and Doctor of the Church Out of the depths…. He shall redeem… (Ps. 129.1,8) Saint Augustine, once “caught fast in a disease of the flesh…” (Confessions, Bk. VI, Ch. 12), rose to such a towering … Continue reading

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Catholic Pontiffs Are Princely Rulers

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. Bartholomew Apostle The Church instituted by the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is governed by bishops (episcopoi in original Greek), Ac. 20.28. But a Catholic Pontifex or bishop is not only known for his 100%* orthodoxy in his doctrine – in … Continue reading

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Christian Prayer – “[Asks] Such Things As PLEASE GOD” (III)

+ J.M.J. Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Send forth Thy light and Thy truth (Ps. 42.3 – DRV) When God sheds a ray of His light upon us, He makes us see our real state which “we are only beginning to … Continue reading

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Desacralization

+ JMJ Solemnity of the Feast of St. Joseph Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Patron of the Universal Church … You have dishonored Me (Jn. 8.49, from the Holy Gospel for the previous Sunday, First Sunday of the Passion) Pope … Continue reading

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“Lux Magna”

+ JMJ Feast of the Epiphany The people that walked in darkness… them that dwelt in the region of the shadow of death… have seen a GREAT LIGHT (Is. 9.2.) God left the heavens to remake the hearts of men … Continue reading

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“Ecce, Salvator Venit!”

+ JMJ Fourth Sunday of Advent “Behold, the Savior comes!” (The Roman Breviary) In a few days, the Word of God made flesh will show Himself to the world. I have loved thee with an everlasting love, therefore have I drawn … Continue reading

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