The Four Last Things

Series of talks on the 4 Last Things. As always we start with Death. For more please visit https://sentrad.org/multimedia/ These media files are Penanceware, which require that you do one of the following: (1) $1.00 via Paypal (https://sentrad.org/), (2) offer up a decade of the Rosary, or (3) perform some form of penance for the intentions of Fr. Ripperger (for each individual media file downloaded). The same rule applies if you copy and distribute to friends. Four Last Things: Death ~ Fr Ripperger Four Last Things: Judgment ~ Fr Ripperger Four Last Things: Hell ~ Fr Ripperger Four Last Things: Heaven ~ Fr Ripperger

Finding the Real Soul of the Apostolate

“The channels let the water flow away, and do not retain a drop. But the reservoir is first filled, and then without emptying itself, pours out its overflow, which is ever renewed. We have many channels in the Church today,” Saint Bernard added sadly, “but very few reservoirs.” The present scandals in the Church have many people looking for positive solutions to the multifaceted problems which beset the Bride of Christ, not realizing that the true solution will only come from Our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, His life within us and fidelity to His teachings. The Soul of the Apostolate is a book, which not only shows how this is possible, but the way it is to be accomplished. No commentary on th

Are You a Reservoir or a Channel?

“Do not just be a channel for grace, but a reservoir, an overflowing reservoir. No sooner has a channel received grace than it pours it out. A reservoir waits to be filled up and then offers grace to those who come to draw from its superabundance” (St. Bernadette). “The channels let the water flow away, and do not retain a drop. But the reservoir is first filled, and then without emptying itself, pours out its overflow, which is ever renewed. We have many channels in the Church today,but very few reservoirs” (St. Bernard). There is a reservoir for which each of us is personally responsible. This is our own spiritual reservoir. We are familiar with the Prayer of St. Francis: 'Lord, make me a

Oxygen for the Soul

Normally when we pray we like to speak a lot but we don’t like to listen. Prayer in itself is as necessary for our spiritual life as breathing is necessary for our bodily life. Not to pray daily will have the same results for the life of the soul as not to breathe would for the life of the body, which is sickness and death. By example and word, Christ taught the necessity of prayer. Prayer means to be with God and sometimes speak with Him. The majority of people like to speak to God but very few speak with God. To speak with God implies that we also listen, not only speak. How can we listen to God? Besides vocal prayer we also need mental prayer - meditation - which is a very simple process

 
 
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