"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

 

"The supreme perfection of man in this life is to be so united to God that all his soul with all its faculties and powers are so gathered into the Lord God that he becomes one spirit with him, and remembers nothing except God, is aware of and recognises nothing but God, but with all his desires unified by the joy of love, he rests contentedly in the enjoyment of his Maker alone."

St Albert the Great

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"To do God's will -- this was the goal upon which the saints constantly fixed their gaze. They were fully persuaded that in this consists the entire perfection of the soul. "

St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"God gives us some things, as the beginning of faith, even when we do not pray. Other things, such as perseverance, he has only provided for those who pray."

St Augustine

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