Grace: That all my thoughts, words, and actions be directed to the praise and service of the Divine Majesty Text for Prayer: Genesis 3:1-19 Reflection: From an early age, most Catholics are taught the that there are two different types of sin (mortal and venial) and that a mortal sin leads to the complete destruction… Read more »
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Grace: Ask for shame and confusion, seeing how many souls have chosen to live forever separated from God’s love, and for an acute awareness of my own potential of doing the same. Text for Prayer: Isaiah 55:1-5 1st Point: By placing God at the center and all created things at His service and praise, we have… Read more »
Grace: Shame and confusion about myself, when I see how many people have been banished from heaven for committing a single mortal sin, and how many times I have deserved eternal banishment for my sins. Text for Prayer: Romans 1:18-25 Reflection: We have pondered and prayed about God’s immense plan for creation: to exist in… Read more »
Grace: a deepening awareness of my sins, and remorse and shame for having committed them. Texts: http://www.ccel.org/ccel/ignatius/exercises.xii.v.html Reflection:At the depths of Dante’s journey through hell, he did not see fires burning the skins of its woeful inhabitants. No, that would be too trite a metaphor. Rather, the depth of hell is an icy waste, the… Read more »