Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

O Sapientia!  It is consoling to know that Thou Who art divine, infinite Wisdom, would not have chosen the priesthood unless it was capable of, and would de facto, deliver through the centuries the fulfillment of Your Divine Plan of Merciful Love.

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

Be engaged in reparation.  Be a chalice lifted in reparation. There is a chalice lifted every moment somewhere in the world.  Raise your own – in reparation – in union with the Precious Blood.

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

What makes a host a Host? The giving totally of its substance to become the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Advent Reflection: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

A Handmaid Advent

I recommend you to meditate from time to time on the eyes of the Mother of God. Those eyes rest upon us day by day, hour by hour, for it is a mother’s privilege and duty to watch over her little ones, to watch over her sons and daughters, and now from high heaven She watches over the world and …

Advent Reflection: Third Sunday of Advent

A Handmaid Advent

Oh dear children, every soul is a candle, every soul in the whole world is a candle….  Let them burn cheerfully with an unsmoking flame, which is a symbol of a simple intention a pure intention of the glory of God.

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

The figure of the river bearing us onwards is beautiful and true: we are all being borne into the ocean of Eternity.

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

A good religious must be silent lest you interfere with Jesus speaking to a soul; silent in reparation for all the unkind things being said in the world; silent in reparation for all the terrible blaspheming; silent in adoration.

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

This is the King of mercy, mercy even to His enemies; and He invites you to come to His throne and to ask what you will. If you are wise you will ask for only for three things, that you may love Him, that those whom you may love and whom you should love may love Him, that His Love …

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

There is a spirit of reparation which is the spirit of those who daily have looked upon Christ, who daily realize they have the opportunity to share with Him in reparation — in satisfying divine justice and bringing divine mercy to the children of men.

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

Try steadily all through life to live for the smile on the Face of Christ, live for the love-light in His eyes, live in joyousness that your names are written in His Sacred Heart, never to be effaced unless you do violence to the Heart of God.

Advent Reflection

A Handmaid Advent

Try to keep a wonderful emptiness in your heart so that there may be plenty of room for God.