Meditation of Blessed Alphonse Marie

How did Blessed Alphonse Marie meditate on the crown of thorns?


She says, “The best way on how to prepare for meditation is to stand in God’s presence and talk as a child: ´My Jesus, I am impelled to meditate on this mystery, but, how can I handle it without your extraordinary grace, help, and support? Look, how poor and weak I am! Say to my heart just one word. Show me Your will. If only I could engrave deep into my heart my resolutions. I am not able to do it; you must do it instead of me, my Jesus. Have mercy on me!´”

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A Teaching of Faith

A Teaching of Faith: The Truths She Believed

Devotion of the Servant of God to the Teaching of the Catholic Church was ardent and unwavering. She came from the family surrounded by Protestants and who struggled to keep Catholic Faith. Therefore, she was aware of happiness to be Catholic.

“When some Protestants visited me during my illness (in the age of 17) I felt pity for them that they do not live in truth. I thanked our Lord for being born to Catholic parents. I said often: ‘O how I am happy to be a child of the true Church!’”

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