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Spiritual Battle and the Contest of Faith

April 21, 2016 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Faith, Spiritual Warfare

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Spiritual Battle and the Contest of Faith*   As we do battle and fight in the contest of faith, God, his angels and Christ himself watch us! How exalted is the glory, how great the joy of engaging in a contest with God presiding, of receiving a crown with Christ as judge. Dear brethren, let us arm ourselves with all our might, let us prepare ourselves for the struggle by innocence of heart, integrity... Read More

“Blessed Are the Pure of Heart”

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“Blessed Are the Pure of Heart” The perfection of all virtues and gifts of God is beatitude. In other words, the more perfect virtue and use of the gifts of God are, the more perfect is one’s happiness. And there is no greater happiness than to see God. That is why it is called the beatific vision and is the final grace that God gives those who are pure of heart: “Blessed are the pure of... Read More

Sayings of Light and Love 21 – St John of the Cross

February 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, John of the Cross

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Sayings of Light and Love 21 Sayings of Light and Love 21 The pure and whole work done for God in a pure heart merits a whole kingdom for its owner. Saint John of the Cross More “Sayings of Light and Love” + Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D. (1542-1591), priest and Doctor of the Church, considered to be the Doctor of Mystical Theology, was a reformer of the Carmelite Order, along with Saint Teresa... Read More

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