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On Confidence in the Patronage of Mary

ON CONFIDENCE IN THE PATRONAGE OF MARY “He that shall find me, shall find life, and shall have salvation from the Lord.” Proverbs 8:35 “O, how great should be our thankfulness to the mercy of God, for having given us for our advocate Mary, who, by her prayers, can obtain for us all the graces we stand in need of” (St. Bonaventure in Salve Regina). Sinners, brethren, if we find... Read More

Peace of the Just at Death

PEACE OF THE JUST AT DEATH “The souls of the just are in the hands of God, and the torment of death shall not touch them. In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die…but they are in peace.” Wisdom 3:1-2a, 3b The souls of the just are in the hands of God. If God holds fast in his hands the souls of the just, who can snatch them from him? It is true that hell does not cease to tempt... Read More