Evening Meditations for Holy Saturday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Oh, the unhappy state of a soul in sin which has lost God! It lives on in wretchedness, for it lives without God. God sees it, but no longer loves it; He hates and abhors it. There was, then, my soul, a time when thou didst live without God. The sight of thee no longer rejoiced the Heart of Jesus Christ, as it did when thou wast in His grace, but wast hateful to Him… 

Today’s Rosary recitation; Glorious mysteries

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Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation: April 16th On Our Saviour’s burial

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Carissimi; Holy Saturday: Paschal Vigil

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A Sermon for Holy Saturday | Revd Dr Robert Wilson

Dr Robert Wilson’s weekly Sunday sermon…

Holy Saturday ~ Dom Prosper Guéranger

A night has passed over the Tomb, wherein lies the buried the Body of the Man-God. Death is triumphant in that silent cave, and holds captive Him that gives life to every creature : — but his triumph will soon be at an end. The Soldiers may watch, as best they will, over that Grave : they cannot hold Jesus prisoner, as soon as the moment fixed for his Resurrection comes…

Spiritual Reading for Holy Saturday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

St. John writes that our Saviour, in order to make His disciples understand the death He was to suffer upon the Cross, said: And I, if I be lifted up from, the earth, will draw all things to myself. Now this he said, signifying what death he should die. (Jo. xii. 32).

Morning Meditations for Holy Saturday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

In raising the stone to close up the entrance to the Tomb, the holy disciples of the Saviour had to approach the Blessed Mother and say: Now, O Lady, we must close the Sepulchre. Forgive us. Look once more on thy Son, and bid Him a last farewell. Then, my beloved Son–must the afflicted Mother have said–then shall I see Thee no more? Receive, therefore, on this last occasion that I behold Thee, my last farewell, the farewell of Thy dear Mother, and receive also my heart which I bury with Thee.

Morning Prayers for Holy Saturday

During the season of Lent, the Christian, on waking in the morning, will unite himself with the Church… 

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