September 22, 2019

Domini est terra. Christ’s triumphant ascension

Who are they that shall ascend to heaven?: Psalm 24 [23] Feast of the Assumption: of Dormition of Mary, our Queen What does “Love got to do with this”, being just a normal common woman]. To a Catholic, by faith we are told Mary was Assumed into heaven. Why? The Saints declare, She was a […]

NO ONE HAS EVER ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN EXCEPT THE ONE WHO DESCENDED FROM HEAVEN.

Sermo De Aascensione Domini, Mai 98, 1-2 – Augustine Today our Lord Jesus Christ ascended into heaven; let our hearts ascend with him. Listen tot eh words of the Apostle: “If you have risen with Christ, set your hearts on the things that are above where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God; […]

Days between the Resurrection and Ascension of our Lord

Sermon of /by Saint LEO the Great, pope ‘Sermo I de Ascensione, Beloved the days which passed between the Lord’s resurrection and his ascension were by no means uneventful; during them great sacramental mysteries were confirmed, great truths revealed. In those days the fear of death with all its horrors was taken away, and the […]

Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Indeed He is Risen, Alleluia

THE EASTER ALLELUIA, [Ps 148, a Discourse on Psalms] – by St Augustine Our thoughts in this present life should turn on the praise of God, because it is in praising God that we shall rejoice for ever in the life to come; and no one can be ready for the next life unless he […]

The Enchiridion, on Faith, Hope and Charity day 16

Theological Virtues Per St Augustine, Doctor of the Church, Bishop of Hippo (354-430AD) Introduction: FAITH (City concludes faith chapter #1-113 per day M-F for 15 days) Chapter 110. The Benefit to the Souls of the Dead from the Sacraments and Alms of Their Living Friends. Nor can it be denied that the souls of the […]

The Enchiridion, on Faith, Hope and Charity day 12

Theological Virtues Per St Augustine, Doctor of the Church, Bishop of Hippo (354-430AD) The Enchiridion, or Handbook, is addressed to Laurentius, in answer to his questions. One manuscript calls him a deacon, another a notary of the city of Rome. St. Augustine wrote it sometime after the death of Jerome (September 30, 420), for he […]

A Sermon to Catechumens on the Creed #J

By St. AUGUSTINE [354-430] We believe in the Resurrection of the flesh, and life everlasting 17.We believe also the resurrection of the flesh, which went before in Christ: that the body too may have hope of that which went before in its Head. The Head of the Church, Christ: the Church. the body of Christ. […]

MYSTERY DIVINE JUSTICE – PURGATORY III

(Preparation, Purification & Perfection of the soul to be in the presence of God) [ Ascetic Approach Divine Revelation (Eph3:2-3) from the Saints] Posted 01/24//19 This third CityofGod.blog on Purgatory is reserved for “private revelations” of the Saints. There are two kinds of revelations: (1) universal revelations, which are contained in the Bible or in […]

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