Evening Meditations for Saturday – Third Week After Easter ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

“Love is a great thing,” says St. Bernard. A great thing, a precious thing is love. Solomon, speaking of the Divine wisdom, which is holy Charity. called it an infinite treasure; because he that possesses Charity is made partaker of the friendship of God: For she is an infinite treasure to men, which they that use become the friends of God-(Wisd. vii. 14).

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St Stanislaus of Krakow

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St Stanislaus of Krakow

Spiritual Reading for Saturday – Third Week After Easter ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Oh, that all would come to love Mary as did Charles, the son of St. Bridget, who said that nothing in the world consoled him so much as the knowledge that Mary was so greatly loved by God. And he added that he would willingly endure every torment rather than allow Mary to lose the smallest degree of her glory, were such a thing possible; and that if her glory were his, he would renounce it in her favour, as being far more worthy of it.

Morning Meditations for Saturday – Third Week After Easter ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

“Of all the combats in which we are engaged,” says St. Augustine, “the most severe are those of chastity: its battles are daily, but victory rare.” May God be ever praised, however, Who in Mary has given a great example of this virtue! And, O how powerful is the name of Mary in conquering all temptations against holy purity!

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