Category: Grace

The Filial Prayer

“True life is found in living the one prayer that saves the world – the filial prayer of Jesus Christ.”

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The Friends of God

“The Lord has revealed his plan and purpose of making us into his friends. We have no natural ability to be friends of God, and we are weak in every way, but he loves us nonetheless.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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The Life of Grace

“Sanctifying grace is no transitory touch of God, but something of his supernatural and divine Life rooted in the depths of our souls. Sanctifying grace is the root of the whole spiritual life in us.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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The God of Grace

“Grace, in the first and most important sense, is God’s gift of himself to us. Grace is first of all the mystery of God saying: ‘here, have Me.’” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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The Gospel of Grace

“There is a  name for the wonderful act by which God reveals his inner secret to us, calls us into his inner life and transmits something of his divine Life to our very souls. The name is grace.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P. 

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The Kingdom of Grace

“God works to increase his grace or supernatural life in our souls, but God also calls us to participate in the process of growth through our free choices and various practices. Every one of us is called to go on a journey from the land of our bondages to the land of the living God in the heavenly places.” Fr. James Brent, O.P. invites us on a spiritual journey in the first post of his new series.

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Perfecting Nature

Our faith teaches that God perfects us as we are, as He has created us. So this nature in itself isn’t necessarily ‘bad’, it simply needs perfecting.

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Christian Prayer

Dr. Anthony Lilles reflects on true Christian prayer and how it draws us into relationship with the Holy Trinity.

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