Nativity of Our Lord – Christmas Day — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger
Translation of the Epistle for Christmas Day:
Triumph-of-Religion, John Singer Sargent, ca.1890–1895
God, Who at sundry times and in divers manners spoke in times past to the fathers by the prophets, last of all in these days hath spoken to us by His Son, Whom He hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also He made the world: Who being the brightness of His glory and […]
St. Augustine, How Do I Do God’s Will?
Question 57 Part III
What does “Thy will be done” mean?
When we pray… that his will be done by us just as it is done by his angels in heaven.
from St. Augustine Answers 101 Questions on Prayer by Fr. Ermatinger
God’s will is done; it shall be done. He Himself accomplishes […]
St. Augustine, Are “The Elect” In Need of Prayer?
Does this mean that Augustine counts himself among “the elect,” and therefore not in need of prayer?
When you find me in these books, pray that I might not fail, but reach perfection. Pray, my son, pray…You would cheat me of great help if you were not to do so. But not only you, but anyone who by your witness should […]