Category Archives: Devotions

A Chaplet of Acts of Divine Love

This prayer appeared in the 1887 Raccolta; the prayer was approved with an indulgence in 1818.

  • My God, my sovereign good, would that I had always loved thee!
  • My God, I abhor the time when I loved thee not!
  • How could I live so long without thy holy love?
  • And thou, my God, how could’st thou suffer me so long?
  • My God, I give thee thanks for thy great patience.
  • But now I will always love thee.
  • I had sooner die than love thee not.
  • Take from me
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    The Legion and Charism – another response to Ed Peters

    Ed Peters has put together another response to the Legionaries of Christ / Regnum Christi (LC/RC) crisis, which is well worth reading. You can check it out here. Since I’m likely to be asked for a response, here’s a line-by-line:

    I think that Fr. Alvaro Corcuera’s apparent claim that he knows nothing about Maciel’s behavior, except that Maciel sired a daughter, is utterly unbelievable. I have nothing else to say about this kind of stone-walling. I will simply re-endorse Dr. Germain Grisez’s and Mr. George

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    At the lighting of the lamps

    Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help at Mount Saint Macrina Retreat Center, Uniontown, PA:
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    Sunset

    Chapel at the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary, Summit, NJ, 4:45 pm
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    Holy Saturday

    O Lord and God, our Saviour Jesus Christ, grant spiritual and physical light to our minds and hearts that had been blinded with worldly errors; enlighten us as You enlightened the holy Marys and the holy women who came to your tomb with spices, so they could sprinkle your holy body, the source of life. Fill our hearts with your joy; fill our souls with your tranquillity, with your peace, with the happiness that comes from You. Since you have raised us up and delivered us from the

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    On life and living in communion with the Catholic Church.

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