Friday, November 28, 2014


First Sunday of Advent

The Last Judgement

'They shall see the Son of man coming in a cloud, with great power and majesty.' - St. Luke xxi. 27.

1. As fear is the beginning of wisdom, the Church upon this day opens her ecclesiastical year, by recalling to the minds of her children the terrors of the great accounting-day, upon which neither saint nor sinner can reflect without a thrill of shuddering horror.  It is no wonder that they fill us with dread;

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