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Holy Eucharist - Part 3 of 3

Father Cassilly writes: “With the wealth of sanctifying grace received in Communion come a host of actual graces, that urge, impel the soul to numerous acts of the theological and moral virtues, and blow the fire of charity to a white heat, consuming in its flames venial faults and the remnants of past sins.” 408 more words


Holy Eucharist - Part 2 of 3

Father Cassilly says of the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist: “The Body that was fashioned for God the Son in Mary’s womb, enters the body of each Christian and there abideth, bringing in its train a host of ministering spirits, and giving forth the same current of graces that flowed from it in Christ’s ministrations when He trod the hills and vales of Palestine. 316 more words


God's indwelling presence: a review

If you have followed this blog for any time, you may well be familiar with some of my musings on the indwelling of the Spirit and how this fits with the reformed schema. 1,605 more words

Holy Eucharist - Part 1 of 3

Father Francis Cassilly writes: “The manifestations of God’s love to man, which we have thus far considered, belong in general to the saints of the Old and the New Law. 431 more words


God's Living Temple - Part 3 of 3

Father Cassilly writes: “We must learn to regard creatures only as passing manifestations of creative power, to look through and behind them to the Creator Himself. 387 more words


God's Living Temple - Part 2 of 3

Father Cassilly elaborates further on the distinction between God’s temple on Mount Zion and human souls, which are His living temples. He writes: “The temple was a holy place, for it was dedicated to the service of God. 385 more words


God's Living Temple - Part 1 of 3

Father Cassilly distinguishes two kinds of temples: those made of stone and those that are alive. He writes: “God’s dwelling place is called a temple. Since the just soul, as we have seen, is God’s abode, it can very properly be styled His temple. 323 more words