Posts tagged self-sacrifice

Ready at the last

It is by our humility before God and his unmerited grace that we shall hope to be numbered among the elect who are gathered by his angels to the glory of heaven.

Rich in faith

In an act of faith and obedience, both widows in our readings had to give up and let go of what little they had in this life to be able to receive the blessings of God’s eternal graces. We are called to do the same.

Ecce Homo, St Albert Chmielowski (1845–1916), 1879–1888; Albertine House, Krakow

Surrender, do not succumb

Christ has faced death and triumphed over it so we might not fear the call to follow him through the way of the cross and dying to self.