Sermon in a Sentence: St. Thomas Aquinas (March 30, 2014)

ceciliaborntwice

“God with patience and mercy awaits the sinner until his death in order to have pity upon him, should he, even in this last moment, regret his evil ways and turn toward Him. For the Lord who is merciful does not rejoice in the loss of the living.” –From “Sermon in a Sentence: A Treasury of Quotations on the Spiritual Life; Vol. 5: St. Thomas Aquinas,” pg. 136. Selected and Arranged by John P. McClernon.

+J.M.J.+

I just now listened to a wonderful sermon of St. Alphonsus de Liguori for this Sunday, which is Laetare Sunday, on this very point. He spoke of the tender compassion which Our Lord had for those who were suffering hunger as they gathered near to him on the mount. The gospel for today relates this miracle of the loaves and fishes. But going further, he reminded the listener of the greater compassion Our Lord…

View original post 345 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s