Spring 1999

Issue 59

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Jacinta's Tears
by Father Nicholas Gruner, S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.)

This article, based on a transcribed talk given by Father Nicholas Gruner, tells us how Jacinta sacrificed her life to save souls from the fires of hell.

The Pains of Hell
by St. Anthony Mary Claret

Reprinted here is Meditation 6, one of the 35 meditations from the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, as explained by St. Anthony Mary Claret. This particular meditation falls into the section on "The Purgative Way" and is designed to inspire sorrow for our sins, confession of them, and a resolve to avoid sin in the future.

No Devotion to Christ Without Devotion to Mary
by Father Stefano M. Manelli, F.I., S.T.D.

What are the reasons that should attract one to honor Mary and practice devotion to Her? Father Stefano Manelli shows us that true devotion to the Madonna is the most perfect way to Jesus - the most beautiful way.

The Illuminative Way
by St. Anthony Mary Claret

Meditation 28 on the "Illuminative Way" of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises is printed here, the aim of which is to enlighten souls with the splendor of the many virtues, and also to increase them in virtue significantly.

Schism and the Common Good (Part II)
Interview with Father Nicholas Gruner, S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.)

Part II of this interview of Father Gruner by Francis Alban, taken from the 2nd edition of Fatima Priest, continues the discussion about how the abuse of public authority within the Church can cause schism.

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