Angels on Jacob’s ladder – symbol of contemplative souls *

On this scale there were Angelsthat went up and down.Gn. 28, 12 Saint Benedict teaches that the double movement of the Angels on the ladder undoubtedly means that with exaltation one descends and with humility one ascends. Non aliud sine dubio, descensus ille et ascensus a nobis intelligitur, nisi exaltatione descendere et humilitate ascendere. Now …

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The degrees of life of union of the soul with Mary our mother

In the previous article we talked about Mary's motherhood towards us. We have seen what it means that the Immaculate is our Mother, the reasons why she loves us with this maternal love, how she exercises this motherhood both towards sinners and towards souls who already make a journey of faith, etc. Now let us …

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Tibetan demons and Mass in Latin

Courtesy of Renovato 21 we publish the latest article by Roberto Dal Bosco Original source: https://www.renovatio21.com/demoni-tibetani-e-messa-in-latino/ "If we are such an insignificant minority, why did Pope Francis want to attack the traditional Mass?" In various homilies of the Holy Masses of Tridentine last Sunday that I heard, the question was always asked, implicit or explicit. …

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The nun who gave her life for the conversion of Guido Gozzano

Reading the verses of the best known of the Christmas poems, that "Holy Night" that reads – let's hope! – still at school, few would image that its author, the twilight poet Guido Gozzano, had a controversial and at times conflicted relationship with religion. Growing up in a turin at the end of the century …

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In Corde Matris: introduction to the new column

INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW HEADING "IN MATRIS STRINGS" With this first article we start the new column of Exsurge Christianitas dedicated to Marian training. Why a "training"? Because, as the Angelic Doctor St. Thomas Aquino teaches, you cannot love what you do not know. In turn, love is the perfection of knowledge. Faith does not …

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Art. 9 – The Apparitions and the Message of Fatima: The Fatima Appeals

With this article we conclude our long discussion of the mystery of the Marian apparitions of Fatima, retracing the main themes of her spiritual message that must shake and question our conscience and inform our inner life and action. We do this using the book of Sister Lucy,"The Appeals of the Message of Fatima"(LEV) with …

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PRACTICE OF THE EXERCISE OF GOD’S PRESENCE – Taken from fra laurent’s letters

from the book:Fra Laurent de la Résurrection THE EXPERIENCE OF GOD'S PRESENCE Editrice Àncora - Milan The most holy and most necessary practice in spiritual life is the presence of God, which consists in enjoying and getting used to his divine companionship, speaking humbly and lovingly entertaining with him, at all times, at all times, …

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