Tag Archives: Redemption

The Thoughts of God’s Heart…

+ J.M.J. First Saturday of the Month The thoughts of His Heart… to deliver their souls from death… (Ps. 32.19, from the “Introit” of the Mass of the Sacred Heart) In His sight… and before Him I declare my trouble… … Continue reading

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

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. James, “the Greater” Apostle Send forth Thy light and Thy truth… (Ps. 42.3- DRV) In our previous post, “Christian Prayer… (I)“, God hath sent His mercy (Ps. 56.4) for evils without number have surrounded us (Ps. 39.12). In our … Continue reading

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“God Himself Will Come…”

+ JMJ First Sunday of Advent God Himself will come and will save you (Is. 35.4). This coming as foretold was expected for long ages – not only by the Hebrews but even by the Gentiles through the preparation which Judaism … Continue reading

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“Without Me, you can do nothing” (Jn. 15.5)

+ JMJ Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Great confidence in God and an acute awareness of human misery and insufficiency dominate the Liturgy of today’s Mass. These two Christian dispositions are closely connected, for it is the consciousness of our nothingness … Continue reading

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God’s Business and Obedience

+ JMJ Feast of the Holy Family The Boy Jesus was lost for three days. All through His infancy there was talk of contradiction, swords, no room, exile, slaughter, and now there was lost. In those three days, Mary came to … Continue reading

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Christian Instruction: The Immaculate Conception of Mary (III)

Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Since, then, it was becoming that the Father should … Continue reading

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Christian Instruction: The Immaculate Conception of Mary (II)

Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer In the second place, it was becoming that the … Continue reading

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Our Misery and God’s Healing Mercy

+ JMJ Thirteenth  Sunday after Pentecost In the cycle of the Sundays after Pentecost, the Holy Church brings to our attention, sometimes under one aspect, sometimes under another, the merciful action of Jesus on our souls. Two weeks ago, she … Continue reading

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Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary: Let God be God

+ JMJ Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary I am the Mother of fair love, and of fear, and of knowledge, and of holy hope. In me is all grace of the way and of the truth, in me … Continue reading

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“What is Truth?” (Jn. 18.38)

+ JMJT Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Quid est veritas? (What is truth?), asks Pontius Pilate before Our Lord Who earlier replied to the governor: for this I come into the world, that I should give … Continue reading

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