From the Crib to the Cross, Meditations Tr. from 'de La Creche Au Calvaire'

From the Crib to the Cross, Meditations Tr. from 'de La Creche Au Calvaire'

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...(who was twelve years old) is lying, the kind Master takes her by the hand and says: "Maid, arise." And she at once arose and began to walk: and He commanded that she should be given to eat. This He did, no doubt, to show her parents, who were lost in astonishment, that their daughter was really living. What a wonderful scene. 0bserve the calm Majesty of the Redeemer, the joy of the parents, the simplicity of the child, who comes back to life but half-conscious of the miracle wrought upon her! Is not this return to life a figure of what takes place in my soul, when God restores me to the life of grace by sacramental absolution? Resolution. I will always endeavour to leave the Confessional in the same dispositions as this young girl and the witnesses of her return to life, that is to say, adoring and blessing Jesus for the miracle He has worked in restoring me to the life of grace. Prayer. 0 my God, make me fully understand, I beg of Thee, the greatness of this rising again which I am unfortunately only too disposed to make light of and consider without gratitude. CHAPTER LIV. ST. MARY MAGDALEN IN SIMON'S HOUSE. And behold a woman that was in the city a sinner, when stie knew that he sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment: And standing behind at his feet, she began to wash his feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment. And the Pharisee, who had invited him, seeing it, spoke within himself, saying: This man if he were a prophet, would know surely who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him: that she is a sinner. And Jesus answering, said to him: Simon, I have somewhat to say to thee. But he said: Master, say it....
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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236985281
  • 9781236985286