Tag Archives: Spiritual Life

Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: the Queen of Mercy

+ JMJ Feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary A Treatise of St.Alphonsus Liguori on the “Salve Regina, Mater Misericordiae” (Hail Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy) As the glorious Virgin Mary has been raised to the dignity of … Continue reading

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The School of St. Joseph: Continual Adherence to the Divine Plan

+ JMJ Feast of the Solemnity of St. Joseph Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Confessor, Protector and Patron of the Teresian Reform of the Order of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel In the Church, each one of us has … Continue reading

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The “Pure Spiritual Milk” of Christians

+ JMJ Low Sunday Today’s Liturgy is concerned in a very special way with the newly baptized, who, at the close of Easter week, laid aside the white garments which they had received at the baptismal font. It is actually … Continue reading

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Christian Love: Love of the Cross

+ JMJ Holy Week Love unites one person to another. In the Christian life, it is charity or the supernatural love that pours forth from the Sacred Heart of Jesus into our hearts that alone can unite us fully to … Continue reading

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

+ JMJ The first characteristic of a child and that which first strikes us is his littleness. In the supernatural order we must likewise first of all recognize our littleness. Amen I say to you, unless you be converted and … Continue reading

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The Blessed Sacrament: Crown of Catholic Triumph

+ JMJ Almost all the provinces of the Spiriual Life are pervaded by a so-called ‘holy discouragement.’ We are something more than dissatisfied, something less than disheartened. When we look at ourselves, at our defeats, nay, even our victories, we … Continue reading

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Like to the Heart of Jesus: The Ego and the I (III)

+ JMJ Learn of Me, because I am meek and humble of heart: and you shall find rest to your souls (Mt. 11.29).   “The Ego and the I” (III) by. Abp. Fulton Sheen The difference between the person in … Continue reading

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Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: Our Hope (II)

+ JMJ “Mary is the Hope of Sinners” By St. Alphonsus Liguori In the first chapter of the Book of Genesis we read the God made two great lights; a greater light to rule the day; and a lesser light … Continue reading

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Like to the Heart of Jesus: “The Ego and the I” (II)

+ JMJ Learn of Me, for I am meek and humble of heart: and you shall find rest to your souls (Mt. 11.29)   “The Ego and the I” (II) by Abp. Fulton Sheen Those who glorify the ego, or the … Continue reading

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Mary in the Sacred Scriptures: Our Hope (I)

+ JMJ “Mary the Hope of All” by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church and Founder of the Congregation of the Holy Redeemer Modern heretics cannot endure that we should salute and call Mary our hope: Spes nostra! Salve(“Hail, our … Continue reading

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