"The good of the grace of one soul is greater than the good of the nature of the whole universe"
- St Thomas Aquinas Ia IIa, q.24, a. 3, ad 2

 
CHRIST THE SAVIOUR
— A Commentary on the Third Part of St Thomas' Theological Summa

by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O. P.

 
     
  PART II - THE REDEMPTION
Ch 29
  Prefatory Remarks
Ch 30
  Testimony Of Sacred Scripture And Tradition
   
Ch 31
  Q46. Christ's Passion
   
Ch 32
  Q47. The Efficient Cause Of Christ's Passion
   
Ch 33
  Q48. The Efficiency Of Christ's Passion
   
Ch 34
  Q49. The Effects Of Christ's Passion and the Universality of Redemption
   
Ch 35
  The Sublime Mystery Of Redemption inasmuch as it is a Mystery of Love
   
Ch 36
  Christ's Threefold Victory
   
   

 

"Lord, take from me everything that hinders me from going to You. give me all that will lead me to You. Take me from myself and give me to Yourself."

St Nicholas Flue

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"If, devout soul, it is your will to please God and live a life of serenity in this world, unite yourself always and in all things to the divine will. Reflect that all the sins of your past wicked life happened because you wandered from the path of God's will. For the future, embrace God's good pleasure and say to him in every happening: "Yea, Father, for so it hath seemed good in thy sight." "

St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"Try to turn your heart from the love of things visible and bring yourself to things invisible. For they who follow their own evil passions stain their consciences and lose the grace of God. "

Thomas á Kempis

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