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Our Place — Divine Intimacy Meditation

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Our Place Presence of God – O my God, help me to know You and to know myself! I know that You are He who is, and I am he who is not! MEDITATION Among all the creatures in which we take pleasure and toward which our nature seems to be attracted the most, self undoubtedly holds the first place. There is no one, no matter how limited in talents and good qualities, who does not love his own excellence,... Read More

Baptism — Divine Intimacy Meditation

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Baptism   Presence of God – O God, who without any merit on my part, have made me Your child, grant that my life may be worthy of this divine Sonship. MEDITATION The Church, like a mother anxious for the salvation of her children, and eager to rescue them from the slavery of Satan, to make them living temples of God, does not wait until a child is able to appreciate the value of Baptism, but... Read More

At the Heart of Every Christian is the Heart of Mary

June 13, 2015 by  
Filed under Dr. Peter Howard, Mary, Mary

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At the Heart of Every Christian is the Heart of Mary Summer is here, the Easter season is over and we now re-enter “Ordinary Time.” The big temptation is to sigh, but don’t! Let’s look at why we shouldn’t. The first reason is to look at the first feasts of Ordinary Time after the Easter season. The Church sets forth a “spiritual lineup” which illustrates She takes seriously the mandate... Read More

The Glory of the Most Holy Trinity

The Glory of the Most Holy Trinity

The Glory of the Most Holy Trinity Presence of God – O most Holy Trinity, You who have created me for Your glory, grant that I may give You all the glory of which I am capable. MEDITATION The mystery of the Most Blessed Trinity is the root and center of all the other mysteries of our holy faith: the root from which they all spring and upon which they depend, the center about which they gravitate.... Read More

In the Presence of the Trinity

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In the Presence of the Trinity Presence of God — The knowledge of Your mystery, O Most Holy Trinity, creates in me profound humility, blind faith, and ardent love. MEDITATION What Jesus has revealed to us, and what the Church, relying on His word, teaches us about the Trinity, is sufficient to prove the existence of this mystery, but it does not suffice to enable us to understand it. Furthermore,... Read More

A Lenten Prayer of St John Eudes

March 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Lent, Prayer, Seasonal Meditations

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“O Lord, You have created me for Yourself, to love You and to enjoy You, infinite Good, ineffable Beauty; do not permit me to lose sight of this sublime end toward which I must tend; do not permit me to wander among the wretched satisfactions that vain, feeble creatures can offer me. “O my Lord, what poor use I have made of creatures! Pardon me, O Lord! Henceforth I do not want to use anything... Read More

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