An Advent meditation that helps you watch for Our Lord and His Second coming.
Venial sin is small as compared with mortal sin, but it is small only as ten thousand years are small compared with eternity
Advent Meditations from yesteryear, when people still believed there was a hell and wanted to avoid it, so they watched for the Lord. “Blessed is he whom his Lord, when He cometh, shall find watching.” These will help you watch!
Advent Meditations that prepare for the Coming of Our Lord — first AND SECOND!
Our Lord Himself had already declared that He would come again with power and great glory and would sit upon the throne of His glory.
Advent Meditations geared towards your holiness! December 11
The saints, who had driven self-love out of their hearts, found it a pleasant and an easy task to be always joyful.
Beware the eternal consequences of sin.
Advent Meditations for December 10.
Contains the secret of true joy, and explains the one thing that can keep us from God.
There is only one obstacle in our way, only one real hindrance to our progress towards happiness and peace, only one barrier between us and God.
Advent Meditations that will get you closer to the mystics. “We have assumed a sort of independence of God which renders it impossible for Him to pour into our hearts that hope which is in exact proportion to our conformity to His will.”
REPENT AND PREPARE THE WAY! These Advent meditations by Fr. Clarke SJ hit hard where it is needed! “It meant that he was unworthy to serve Christ, even in the capacity of a slave, and by doing the work that many slaves would consider beneath them.”
Yet the teaching of St. John is true now, as it was at the time his words were first spoken. Penance is the means of preparation for the advent of our King.
The secret of St. John’s success was thus the result of practicing what he preached. He practiced much more than he preached, for he enjoined upon his hearers the simple performance of ordinary duties while he led a life of continual penance and self-denial. If our words are to carry any weight we must not preach without practicing.
Advent Meditations. December 5. Our life is a circle: whence it first came, thither it must return. As we proceeded from God, so we must go back to Him if our life is to be a success. We can never find repose or lasting satisfaction in anything except God. As long as we do not tend to Him, we shall be fluctuating, inconstant, uncertain.