The Virtue of Charity

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The Virtue of Charity

CHRIST tells you:

MY CHILD, at your baptism I placed the virtue of charity in your soul, expecting you to develop it after you had reached the age of reason. This is the virtue which causes you to love Me above all things for My own sake. It also enables you to love others for My sake. Continue reading

Mystery of the Vocation of the Magi: Part 2

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Mystery of the Vocation of the Magi

A reflection each day during the Octave of the Epiphany
by Dom Prosper Gueranger, 1870

January 8th: The Third Day
Within the Octave of the Epiphany

The great Mystery of the Alliance of the Son of God with the universal Church, and which is represented in the Epiphany by the Magi, was looked forward to by the world in every age previous to the coming of our Emmanuel. The Patriarchs and Prophets had propagated the tradition; and the Gentile world gave frequent proofs that the tradition prevailed even with them. Continue reading