An essay by Alphonsus Liguori
The amiable Redeemer approaches the end of life. My soul, behold those eyes grow dim; that beautiful countenance becomes pale; that heart palpitates feebly; that sacred body is abandoned to death. Continue »
An excerpt from The Light is On for You
It had been much too long. And as the months passed by, I felt more and more guilt and embarrassment. What would the priest say? How could I explain my absence or even review my actions and sins after such a long period of time? Almost every Saturday, for months on end, these kinds of questions went through my mind. Continue »
Three Guidelines from the Sermon on the Mount
Studies show that people are earning more money and living longer today than ever before. Yet, in the midst of such prosperity, financial worries appear to be on the increase. Continue »
An excerpt from Living in the Father's Embrace
What in the name of heaven is going on?” Startled by sirens and shouts, I swung out of my bed and peered out the window into the school yard, where two fire trucks and several police cars were flashing their lights. Continue »
Witnessing to the Power of the Cross
In this imperfect world, we often find that theory and reality don’t always see eye to-eye. For instance, we can know in a theoretical way that our old life of sin was crucified with Christ and that through faith in the cross we can be set free from the power of sin. Continue »
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