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Death of the Just

DEATH OF THE JUST “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” Psalm 116:15 Considered according to the senses, death excites fear and terror; but, viewed with the eyes of faith, it is consoling and desirable. To sinners it appears full of terror; but to the saints it is amiable and precious. “It is precious,” says St. Bernard, “as the end of labors,... Read More

The Proficiscere “Go Forth Christian Soul”

November 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Death and Dying, Liz Estler, Prayers

The Proficiscere The Proficiscere “Go Forth Christian Soul” Art: Poem of the Soul — The Flight of the Soul, Louis Janmot, 1854, PD-US “Go forth, Christian soul, from this world in the name of God the almighty Father, who created you, in the name of Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, who suffered for you, in the name of the Holy Spirit, who was poured out upon you, go forth,... Read More