What the Roman Canon Teaches Us about Predestination

The second part of the Roman Canon’s prayer Hanc igitur (“dispose our days in Thy peace; command that we be rescued from eternal damnation and numbered among the flock of Thine elect”) enshrines the truth about human salvation taught by the Fathers, Doctors, and premodern popes of the Church, and thereby excludes the universalist mentality…

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The Mystery of the Precious Blood

Salvation!  What music is there in that word – music that never tires but is always new, that always rouses yet always rests us!  It holds in itself all that our hearts would say.  It is sweet vigor to us in the morning, and in the evening it is contented peace.  It is a song…

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On the Effects of Holy Communion

I am sure, dear Reader, that if you would once begin the practice of frequent Communion in order to please Our Lord, you would continue it in order to please yourself. I will now proceed to make good this assertion by showing the great and admirable effects which this Bread of the Strong produces in…

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