Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Reflection on the Wood of the Cross

The dead wood of the Tree blossomed with the Blood of the Saviour. 

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Reflection on the Properties of God

God in His goodness, creates. In His justice, conserves. In His mercy, restores. 

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Reflection on the Ascension of the Lord

As Christ ascended with a pierced side, the soul who wishes to follow Him, must be accompanied by a heart pierced with compunction. 

Reflection on Prayer and Recollection

If you are unable continually to speak before God, let your soul always repose in His Presence.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Reflection on the Wounds of the Crucified

Tears of repentence are the only salve for the Wounds of the Crucified. 

Monday, 13 March 2017

Reflection on Priestly Celibacy

The divine purity of the Victim upon the Altar is the root and principle of priestly celibacy. 

Reflection on The Little Way

To produce a great work with little love is more to create a deformity than a magnanimity.  

Reflection on the Stripping of Christ

The stripping of Christ as He approaches the Cross undoes the clothing of Adam when he fled the tree.

Friday, 10 March 2017

Reflection on Shaming

Shame is society's last defence against the wanton.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Reflection on Sorrow for Sin

Repentance annihilates the sinner and creates the man.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Reflection on Rigidity

In divine matters and for the security of the soul, a certain rigidity is to be preferred over a tepidity disguised by sophistication.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Reflection on Pope Francis

To claim as a defence of Pope Francis that he is unconscious of the danger he is propagating against the Church, is merely to shift him from the category of heretic to fool.