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The Gift of Love

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The Gift of Love Holy Thursday Presence of God: O Jesus, grant that I may fathom the immensity of that love which led You to give us the Eucharist. MEDITATION “Having loved His own … He loved them unto the end” (Jn 13:1-15), and in those last intimate hours spent in their midst, He wished to give them the greatest proof of His love. Those were hours of sweet intimacy, but also of most painful anguish. Judas had... Read More

The Victory of the Cross

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Victory of the Cross Holy Saturday Presence of God – O Jesus, crucified for love of me, show me the victory won by Your death. MEDITATION As soon as Jesus expired, “the veil of the Temple was torn in two … the earth quaked, the rocks were rent. And the graves were opened, and many bodies … arose,” so that those who were present were seized with a great fear and said: “Indeed this was the Son of God” (Mt 27:51-54).... Read More

The Mystery of the Cross — Good Friday

April 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Carmelite Spirituality, Dan Burke, Divine Intimacy, Triduum

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Good Friday   The Mystery of the Cross   Presence of God – O Jesus, permit me to penetrate with You into the depths of the mystery of the Cross. MEDITATION Good Friday is the day which invites us more than any other to “enter into the thicket of the trials and pains … of the Son of God” (John of the Cross, Spiritual Canticle first redaction, 35,9), and not only with the abstract consideration of the mind,... Read More

Holy Thursday

March 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Praying Through Art, Triduum

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Holy Thursday “The Last Supper” The Institution of the Eucharist When the day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread arrived, the day for sacrificing the Passover lamb, he sent out Peter and John, instructing them, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.” … When the hour came, he took his place at table with the apostles. He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover... Read More

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