Evening Meditations for Low Thursday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

St. Bernard caIls the Eucharist “the love of loves”; because this gift comprehends all the other gifts bestowed Upon us by our Lord-creation, redemption, predestination to glory-so that the Eucharist is not only a pledge of the love of Jesus Christ, but of Paradise, which He desires also to give us. “In this Divine Banquet,” says the Church, “a pledge of future glory is given us.”

Evening Meditations for Low Wednesday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Jesus, knowing that his hour was come, that he should pass out of this world to the Father; having loved his own . .. he loved them unto the end-(John xiii. 1). Our most loving Saviour, knowing that His hour was now come for leaving this earth, desired before He went to die for us, to leave us the greatest possible mark of His love; and this was the gift of the most Holy Sacrament.

Evening Meditations for Low Tuesday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

The Blessed John of Avila, who was so enamoured with the love of Jesus Christ that he never failed in any of his sermons to speak of the love which Jesus Christ bears towards us, in a treatise on the love this most loving Redeemer bears to men, has expressed himself in sentiments so full of the fire of devotion and of such beauty that I desire to insert them here… 

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation: April 26th On the ceremonies of baptism

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation

Evening Meditations for Low Monday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

The Blessed John of Avila, who was so enamoured with the love of Jesus Christ that he never failed in any of his sermons to speak of the love which Jesus Christ bears towards us, in a treatise on the love this most loving Redeemer bears to men, has expressed himself in sentiments so full of the fire of devotion and of such beauty that I desire to insert them here… 

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation: April 25th On the covenant of baptism

Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation

Evening Meditations for Low Sunday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

The Blessed John of Avila, who was so enamoured with the love of Jesus Christ that he never failed in any of his sermons to speak of the love which Jesus Christ bears towards us, in a treatise on the love this most loving Redeemer bears to men, has expressed himself in sentiments so full of the fire of devotion and of such beauty that I desire to insert them here… 

Spiritual Reading for Low Sunday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

Along with false shame, the devil endeavours to fill the mind of sinners with many delusions and vain fears…

Evening Meditations for Easter Saturday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

The love of Jesus Christ towards men created in Him a longing desire for the moment of His death, when His love should be fully manifested to them; hence He was wont to say in His lifetime: I have a baptism wherewith I am to be baptized, and how am I straitened till it be accomplished! (Luke xii. 50)… 

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St George the Great Martyr

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St George the Great Martyr

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