Evening Meditations for Wednesday after Ascension ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

We must begin quickly, and not wait for the morrow. Who knows whether we shall afterwards find time or not! Ecclesiastes counsels us: Whatsoever thy hand is able to do, do it earnestly-(Eccles. ix. 10). What thou canst do, do it quickly, and defer it not; and he adduces the reason, why: For neither work, nor reason, nor wisdom, nor knowledge shall be in hell, whither thou art hastening.

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation: Wednesday after Ascension

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Wednesday after Ascension

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Sunday within the Octave of the Ascension

Spiritual Reading for Wednesday after Ascension ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Of all the Sacraments the adorable Sacrament of the altar is the most excellent. The other Sacraments contain the gifts of God, but the Holy Eucharist contains God Himself. Hence St. Thomas says that the other Sacraments have been instituted by Jesus Christ to prepare men either to receive or to administer the Blessed Eucharist, which, according to the holy Doctor, is the consummation of the spiritual life

Morning Meditation for Wednesday after Ascension ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Love is strong as death-{Cant. viii. 6). As there is no created power that can resist death, so with the soul that loves God there is no difficulty that love cannot overcome. O my Jesus, send Thy Holy Spirit that He may come and strengthen me to do and suffer something for Thy love before death overtakes me.

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