"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 (cont)
Ch 37
  Christ's Death And Descent Into Hell
    Q50. Christ's Death
   
    Q51. Christ's Burial
   
    Q52. Christ's Descent into Hell
   
Ch 38
  Christ's Resurrection And Ascension
   
Ch 39
  Christ The King, Judge And Head Of The Blessed
   
Ch 40
  Compendium Of Mariology
   
  Appendix: The Definability of the Blessed Virgin Mary's Assumption

 

"Spiritual persons ought to be equally ready to experience sweetness and consolation in the things of God, or to suffer and keep their ground in drynesses of spirit and devotion, and for as long as God pleases, without their making any complaint about it."

St Philip Neri

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"Shun too great a desire for knowledge, for in it there is much fretting and delusion. Intellectuals like to appear learned and to be called wise. Yet there are many things the knowledge of which does little or no good to the soul, and he who concerns himself about other things than those which lead to salvation is very unwise. "

Thomas á Kempis

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"A person who rails at God in adversity, suffers without merit; moreover by his lack of resignation he adds to his punishment in the next life and experiences greater disquietude of mind in this life."

St Alphonsus de Liguori

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