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Life Everlasting

by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange PREFACE PART 1 : SOUL IMMENSITY IN OUR PRESENT LIFE I. SENSIBILITY 2. WILL AND INTELLECT 3. SOUL IMMENSITY AND BEATIFIC VISION 4. THE SOURCE OF LIBERTY 5. THE ROOTS OF VICE AND VIRTUE 6. PURGATORY BEFORE DEATH - THE NIGHT OF THE SOUL PART...
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"We must submit to the Will of God and kiss the hand that strikes us, for we know it is better to suffer in this life than in the next, since one moment of suffering willingly accepted for the love God, is worth an eternity of happiness." -St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
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Introduction

I HAVE written this treatise especially for those who by their vows are called upon to share in the public prayer of the Church. To my knowledge no adequate treatise, such as 1 have aimed at, exists in any language. And when one considers the thousands of souls who...
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The Little Office of Our Lady

A TREATISE THEORETICAL, PRACTICAL, AND EXEGETICAL BY ETHELRED L. TAUNTON Priest of the Archdiocese of Westminster "I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, who shall never hold their peace day or night." Isaias Ixii. 6 London JOHN BALE, SONS & DANIELSSON,...
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The Penitent’s Litany

Have mercy on me, O God, according to Thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of Thy tender mercies, blot out my iniquity. [Psalm 50:3]. Lord, have mercy on me. Christ, have mercy on me. God the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on me. God the Son, Redeemer of the...
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The Hail Mary of a Protestant

The sweet words of the Ave Maria are so powerful, yet so few Catholics even bother to pray. Do we? Can we take the one minute per day to say 3 Hail Marys upon waking, and before bed? Offer up each prayer so that you may grow in the three Theological Virtues of Faith,...

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The Benediction of Saint Clare

The Benediction of Saint Clare St. Clare left her benediction in a most solemn manner to all her children, blessing, in the peculiar tenderness of her gentle loving heart, not only those who lived when she did, but each individual who should belong to her Order until...

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The Holy Guardian Angels

+JMJ+ We are given a great gift from God at the moment of our conception - a Guardian Angel, created from all eternity to help us mere mortal creatures traverse this mortal vale of tears as we fight the world, the flesh, and the devil. O what trials we must put our...

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Consecration to One’s Guardian Angel

Let us, on this Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels, consecrate ourselves to the Guardian Angel who was assigned to each one of us at the moment of our conception, as we pass through this mortal vale of tears. Consecration to One's Guardian Angel O Holy Angel of God,...

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On the Love of Solitude

A quick meditation by Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori. May we all quiet our hearts and souls in these dark times of evil and iniquity and be inflamed with the Divine Love of Jesus! - James On the Love of Solitude Our Lord said once to Saint Teresa: "I would willingly...

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For Ordering a Life Wisely

St. Thomas Aquinas recited this daily before the image of Christ O merciful God, grant that I may desire ardently, search prudently, recognize truly, and bring to perfect completion whatever is pleasing to Thee for the praise and glory of Thy name. Put my life in...

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Prayer to St. Joseph by Pope St. Pius X

Prayer to St. Joseph by Pope St. Pius X

O Glorious St. Joseph, model of all those who are devoted to labor, obtain for me the grace to work conscientiously, putting the call of duty above my natural inclinations, to work with gratitude and joy, in a spirit of penance for the remission of my sins,...

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Reproducing Saint Thomas More’s Cap

Reproducing Saint Thomas More’s Cap

It was sometime in early 2013 that I saw news of Justice Antonin Scalia wearing an unusual hat to President Obama's second inauguration (ah, that's what it was!) As one who's always been fascinated with good headwear, I immediately thought about making one for myself....

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