Filial love sustains heroic sacrifices with simplicity and without their costing anything.
The love of God makes saints rejoice in the...Read more
Our Lord hides the holiness of His works.
Sanctity possesses two properties: one, the interior life of the soul with God,...Read more
The Lord works in the Most Blessed Sacrament.
He labors, He is the Mediator, He saves souls. He applies His redemption...Read more
Certainly, the Christian is great! He is the friend, the heir of Jesus Christ. He participates in His divine nature. His grace makes...Read more
The annihilation of Jesus eclipses all that is glorious in Him.
If He should permit His glory to appear. He would...Read more
Lord in the Sacred Host assumes the state of the Sacred Species. He replaces their substance.
He has subordinated His own...Read more
Our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament is our Model since He teaches us the virtues that make saints. ...Read more
If we read the Gospel, let us refer it to the Eucharist, and from the Eucharist apply it to ourselves. We then have...Read more
Education is carried on in the presence of the child and the teacher, by a secret correspondence such as exists between the heart...Read more
There, then, in the Sacrament, Jesus gives us the model of all the virtues.
Let us study some of them in...Read more
I am the way, the truth, and vita. I the life. (John xiv, i6.) Our Lord uttered these words when He was among...Read more
A Soul that loves in this way, has but one motive power, but one life, our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament. ...Read more
We can at least passionately love Our Lord, and allow ourselves to be ruled by His love. Do you love no one in...Read more
In the order of salvation, a passion is necessary to rule our lives and make it produce for the glory of God all...Read more
Our love, to be a passion, must be subjected to the laws of human passions.
I am speaking of honorable passions,...Read more
When I shall be elevated above the earth, I shall draw all things to Myself.
It was first from the height...Read more
Jesus is here through love.
I must ask, if we believe in His Presence and if we love Him, how is...Read more
Yes, it is a necessity for us to see Our Lord, to feel Him near us, and to honor Him with our gifts....Read more
Not only is Jesus’ Presence the life of exterior worship, but it gives us the occasion of offering alms to Our Lord. ...Read more
The worship of love ought to make us go with great confidence into the Presence of Our Lord.
Let us personalize...Read more
He was obliged to make the carnal Jews tremble and to lead them by fear.
But in our day when He...Read more
We owe Our Lord exterior respect; that is the prayer of the body, and nothing so much helps the prayer...Read more
He who has faith knows where he is going.
He knows that he is going to the church, to Jesus Christ....Read more
The respect to our Lord present ought not to be respect springing from reason.
When in the Court,...Read more
O judge of a family, we must see whether the law of respect is observed in it. Where the children, the servants, are...Read more
The Eucharist is the divine lightning-rod which turns away from us the thunderbolts of Divine Justice.
Like a loving and devoted...Read more
No king or leader rules over the whole world.
There are other leaders equal to him. But God the Father has...Read more
Christ reigns! Jesus reigns not over lands, but over souls, and that by the Eucharist.
A king ought to reign by...Read more
Christ conquers! Our Lord has combated. He has remained Master of the field of battle, and there He has planted His standard, there...Read more
It is true, also, that the world makes every effort to prevent Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament from being loved with a...Read more
We do not love Our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament because we ignore, or do not seriously reflect on the sacrifices His...Read more
Whence comes it that Our Lord is so little loved in the Eucharist?
It comes from this: that He is not...Read more
Alas! It is but too true, Our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament is not loved!
First of all, He is...Read more
When the sun goes down, darkness gathers; when it no longer shines, it grows cold.
If the love of the Eucharist...Read more
This is a Gift above all gifts — are we sure of always possessing It?
Jesus Christ has promised to remain...Read more
Jesus is the Sovereign Good!
"With Him," says the Wise Man, "are come all good things." And St. Paul exclaims: "Since...Read more
He tells us: "Without Me, ye can do nothing."
He alone gives grace. He reserves to Himself the disposition of it,...Read more
What strikes me in this is, that the Eucharistic Centre is hidden, invisible, wholly interior; and yet it is most real, living and...Read more
Man’s heart needs some center for its affections, some spot wherein it may expand.
God said when creating the first man,...Read more
Let us adore and communicate in quality of the poor of the good God.
We shall by so doing find an...Read more
The Lord demands of us to honor His poverty by imitating it.
We shall be very far from perfection if we...Read more
During His life, Heaven looked on amazed at the sight of a God become poor for love of man, to be his model,...Read more
The kindness of Jesus in the Eucharist approaches even to weakness.
Oh, let us not be scandalized here! It is the...Read more
Jesus gives in secret.
We do not see His gifts. Men attach themselves to the gift and forget the giver. He...Read more
Jesus gives Himself to us without reserve.
Patiently and with admirable meekness, He waits for us to come and receive Him....Read more
Now, Jesus Christ gives Himself to us in the Eucharist without any display of dignity.
Among men, we are made to...Read more
Jesus presence alone diminishes the demon's power, prevents their exercising dominion as they did before the Incarnation.
Since the coming of...Read more
We find our protection, our safeguard in the presence of Our Lord.
Jesus has said, "Do not defend yourself. If they...Read more
Behold a family grouped around a good father. How happy they are!
But its head is snatched away. Tears take the...Read more
The Imitation tells us that when Jesus is present, all is well, but when He is absent, everything is hard.
Who would consent to do what Our Lord does?
He instituted His Sacrament that in It we should honor Him, but...Read more
But, Lord, why? why this excess? "I love them, I behold them, I am waiting for them. I am going to them....Read more
A King, abased by love to the level of his poor subject, still preserves his liberty, his personal action as a man. ...Read more
But Our Lord might have in His suite, a cortege of angels visible and armed as a guard.
He does not...Read more
Our Lord appears to go forward to meet outrages. He has no care for His honor, frightful to think of it! ...Read more
What do the Eucharistic humiliations of Our Lord Jesus Christ proclaim?
To remain with us, Jesus Christ exposes Himself to ingratitude...Read more
Another undeniable proof of the love of Our Lord is the persistence of that love in the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Does Jesus love us personally, individually? To this question there is but one answer: Do we belong to the Christian family? ...Read more
We Believe in the Love of God for Us. — Word of deep signification!
Faith in the truth of the divine...Read more
It is, besides, much more easy to meditate in presence of the Blessed Sacrament than in one’s own room.
In our...Read more
Our Lord veils Himself for our good, for our best interest, in order to force us to study His Soul, His intentions. ...Read more
With what do we find fault? Our Lord has known how to reconcile all things.
Sacred Species do not touch Him,...Read more
Our Lord desires us to recall what He did for us while on this earth and that we honor His Presence in the...Read more
But at least, if I could feel the Heart of Our Lord, if I could feel some of Its burning flames, I should...Read more
But, perhaps, the sight of His glory would convert us!
No, no! Glory does not convert. The Jews became idolaters at...Read more
Why does Our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament veil Himself under the Sacred Species?
It is hard for us to...Read more
The Eucharistic veil perfects our faith.
Faith is a pure act of the mind, disengaged from the senses. Here the senses...Read more
The hidden state of Jesus encourages my weakness.
I can without fear approach Him, contemplate Him, and speak to Him. If...Read more
Veiled from sight, Jesus Christ labors at the work of my sanctification.
To become a saint I must conquer pride and...Read more
That the Son of God should have loved mankind so much as to become incarnate we can understand, for the...Read more
The Eucharist is the glory of the Church. Jesus Christ, her Spouse, is King.
He is the King of Glory. His...Read more
It is by the Eucharist that the Church is strong and fruitful, that her countless children are spread all over the world, and...Read more
The life of a spouse deprived of her husband is no longer life . It is gloom, it is agony. ...Read more
One reason for the institution of the Eucharist is the love of Jesus Christ for His Church.
Our Lord came down...Read more
Oh, marvel of the Eucharist! Jesus renders to His Father by His sacramental state, new homage such as He had...Read more
What will the Saviour do? He will remain upon the earth.
He will continue there His office of Adorer, of the...Read more
Our Lord does not will to remain on this earth only by His grace, His truth, His word. ...Read more
Love tends to union, the union of them that love, the fusion of two into one, of two hearts into one heart, of...Read more
Love desires a community of goods, common possession.
It wishes to share happiness and unhappiness. To give is its nature, its...Read more