“Attending Church”

“I don’t have to attend church in order for God to love me.”¬†Hmm. What a silly statement this is. God loves with an unfathomable love every soul He has ever created, but His love is utterly powerless if we refuse it. A father can love a wayward son with every fiber of his being, but … More “Attending Church”

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Love > Penance

It is a very hard truth that man must make reparation for his sins. God’s infinite justice dictates that everything must be repaid–even to the last farthing. When we consider the gravity of our sins, we should be absolutely terrified. The penance necessary to repair for our crimes is incomprehensible. When a miserable man views … More Love > Penance

Seeking Perfection

A great saint once said that he knew no other perfection than loving God with all one’s heart. If we ever wish to progress in our spiritual lives, knowledge of this truth is absolutely essential. Some contend that sanctity consists of multiplied prayers, great penances, extravagant alms, and the like. But these good things are … More Seeking Perfection