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‘No-one can come to me unless the Father draws him.’ You must not imagine that you are being drawn against your will, for the mind can also be drawn by love. Nor should we be afraid of being taken to […]

Consider the poverty, humility and charity of Christ Happy the soul to whom it is given to attain this life with Christ, to cleave with all one’s heart to him whose beauty all the heavenly hosts behold forever, whose love […]

From The Catecheses of St Cyril of Jerusalem, an early fourth century Bishop and Doctor of the undivided Church: “The Church is called ‘Catholic’: such is the proper name of the holy Church which is the mother of us all. […]

An explanation of Psalm 118 by St Ambrose My father and I will come to him and make our home with him. Open wide your door to the one who comes. Open your soul, throw open the depths of your […]

After the gift of bread we ask pardon for our sins As the Lord’s Prayer continues, we ask: Give us this day our daily bread. We can understand this petition in a spiritual and in a literal sense. For in […]

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