Sundays and Holydays in the Spiritual Life

“The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath.” -Mark 2: 27 Every day of our life should be employed in glorifying God, but there are certain days He has particularly appointed whereon to receive from us a more special exterior worship. These are Sundays and holydays. It is therefore obligatory upon…

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Hope and the Interior Life

“Casting all your solicitude upon Him for He hath care of you.” -St. Petr., Ep. I., c. V., v. 7 “Blessed is the man who hopes in the Lord,” says the Holy Spirit. The weakness of our souls is often attributable to lukewarmness in regard to the Christian virtue of hope. Hold fast to this…

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Thoughts on Spiritual Direction

“For it is not you who speak, but the Holy Ghost.” -Mark 13:11 It is absolutely true that in matters of conscience obedience to a spiritual director is obedience to God, for Christ has said to His ministers on earth: “He that heareth you, heareth Me” (Luke, 10: 16.) A soul possessed of this spirit…

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