Labels: Stille Nacht
The Lord be with You, And with thy spirit ...
Labels: Stille Nacht
Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, played by the Berliner Philharmoniker, Conducted by Hector von Karajan
Feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord
6th January 2007
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Evolution OUT! I must say. :)
God Bless!In Christo et Mariae!
Rachel Anne Thérèse
What is love? Pilate asked Quid est veritas? What is truth? The answer to that question lies in pondering what really love is. There’s an old saying that love makes the world go round. Yes it does I will say right from the start. It is the very essence of the human spirit. Divine love takes this love a notch higher. It uplifts the soul. When you find this love, you comprehend a little what truth is. I can’t explain what truth is but when you find out the truth, when you ask questions and you get the correct answers, you will find, in your heart, that Veritas liberabit vos (John 8:32). Yes, the truth will set you free. It is a kind of liberation, when the knowledge sets in and knowledge then will bring understanding, then the love comes in and unites everything. So love is always the end product.
+Newsletter of the District of Asia May-Sep 07
+The Mass - The Passion, The Love and The Compassion
+The not so small evolution debate!
+Heaven or Hell, you choose ...
+St. Thérèse of Lisieux
...You must wonder why I'm suddenly blogging on such a topic - on making Decisions.
... As I was walking ... to the exam hall for my most recently over CA ... , and after saying the Angelus, it came to me that our lives are also based on the decisions that we make...
...“Behold the Lord, the Ruler is come; and a Kingdom is in his hand and power and dominion.”(Introit of Epiphany). His heart, as shown to St. Margaret Mary in her apparition, with the symbols of love (the flames and the cross), and the symbols of sorrow (the wound and the crown of thorns), tell us that Christ desires to rule over families and societies through love...
..."Indeed,” says St. Augustine, “Jesus is not a King who levies tribute, marshals mighty armies, or puts his enemies to the sword; He is a King who reigns in the hearts, who promises eternal goods, who will lead into the Kingdom of heaven all those who believe, who hope, who love.”...
...My King gave me His Heart ... My King gave me His Life ... My King gave me His All ... what more do I want? Nothing, except Him and Him alone! Fiat voluntas tua!
et cetera, et cetera, et cetera..(Deo volente)
...the point is just to present to you, the dear blog reader, with the facts, evidence etc. that I've read or am studying about or thinking about, from a variety of sources ... about the facts and scientific experiments and explanations that will show things against evolution, things that many of us lack the knowledge of. As Pope Pius XII said...
...Immutability of species, like a mysterious angel with flaming sword, stands barring the way to the evolutionist Garden of Eden...
+V. Tu es Petrus
+R. Et super hanc petram aedificabo Ecclesiam meam.
+Deus, omnium fidelium pastor et rector, famulum tuum Benedictus, quem pastorem Ecclesiae tuae praeesse voluisti, propitius respice: da ei, quaesumus, verbo et exemplo, quibus praeest, proficere; ut ad vitam, una cum grege sibi credito, perveniat sempiternam.
+Per Christum Dominum nostrum.
+The Family+ Denise's Bloggie (SIS)
+Traditional Catholic Links
+The Friends, Classmates, Schoolmates etc.+ 03S21 Class Website
"Veritas liberabit vos" - "The Truth shall make you free. - John 8:32
I can do all these things in him who strengtheneth me. - phil 4:13
"The fool says in his heart: There is no God" - Psalm 13:1
Historia Magistra Vitae - The Past is a great teacher
Gloria in Altissime Deus!
"God is a Lamb that avails yon not, my Christian,
If you become not also a lamb of God.
The cross on Golgotha redeems not from evil,
If it is not also erected in thee;
The dear Christ's death aids you not, my Christian,
Until in Him and for Him you also have died:"
- Angelus Silesius
Lex orandi, Lex credendi - The Law of Prayer, is the Law of Belief
If you wish to labor with fruit in the conversion of souls,
you must pour the balsam of sweetness upon the wine of your zeal,
that it may not be too fiery, but mild, soothing, patient, and full of compassion.
For the human soul is so constituted that by rigor it becomes harder,
but mildness completely softens it.
Besides, we ought to remember that Jesus Christ came to bless good intentions,
and if we leave them to His control,
little by little He will make them fruitful.
- Saint Francis de Sales
"For the word of God is living and effectual
and more piercing than any two edged sword and reaching unto
the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow:
and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Neither is there any creature invisible in his sight:
but all things are naked and open to his eyes, to whom our speech is.
Having therefore a great high priest that hath passed into the heavens,
Jesus the Son of God: let us hold fast our confession.
For we have not a high priest who cannot have compassion on our infirmities:
but one tempted in all things like as we are, without sin.
Let us go therefore with confidence to the throne of grace:
that we may obtain mercy and find grace in seasonable aid."
- Heb 4:12-16
In te, Domine, speravi, non confundar in aeternum.
- Psalm 30:2
In Thee, O Lord, I have hoped, let me never be confounded.
Ave Maria! Gratia plena, dominus tecum benedictatu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui Jesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis, peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us those who have recourse to thee!
Jesu, mitis et humilis corde, Fac cor nostrum secundum Cor tuum
Sub tuum praesidium confugimus, sancta Dei Genitrix; nostras deprecationes ne despicias in necessitatibus; sed a periculis cunctis libera nos semper, Virgo gloriosa et benedicta.