Evening Meditations for Thursday after Corpus Christi ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

When the heart is detached from creatures, Divine love immediately enters and fills it. Moreover, St. Teresa said: “As soon as the evil occasions are removed, the heart forthwith turns herself to love God.” Yes, for the human heart cannot exist without loving; it must either love the Creator or creatures: if it does not love creatures, then assuredly it will love God.

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation: Corpus Christi

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation

Monks persecuted by Francis show what true loyalty means

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; The Octave Day of Corpus Christi

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; The Octave Day of Corpus Christi

Spiritual Reading for Thursday after Corpus Christi ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Most amiable Jesus, I hear Thee say from this Tabernacle, in which Thou art present, This is my rest for ever and ever; here will I dwell for I have chosen it -(Ps. cxxxi. 14). Since then, Thou hast chosen Thy dwelling on our altars in the midst of us, remaining there in the most Holy Sacrament, and since Thy love for us makes Thee there find Thy repose, it is but just that our hearts also should ever dwell with Thee in affection, and should find all pleasure and repose in Thee.

Morning Meditation for Thursday after Corpus Christi ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

There is no greater sorrow for a heart that loves than to see its love despised; and all the more when on one side the love has been great, and on the other the ingratitude has been great. Jesus Christ has offered for us His sufferings, His Blood, His very life, and we have returned Him ill-treatment, contempt, and injuries.

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