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Immediately an extraordinary crash occurred around the frightened vicar; it seemed to him that the bones were coming out of the tombs of the cemetery…
Shaken by what he heard, the good monk thought that the souls for whom he interceded might well have lent him this help at the time of peril.
Admirable conduct of a man who sacrifices an important position for the love of truth.
He who in due course professes his faith without human respect resembles a valiant warrior: this one is decorated, but this one will receive from God an infinite reward.
Often the courage of faith is at first met with mockery or trouble, but sooner or later it wins the esteem and respect of even the most ill-intentioned.
The intercession of Christians for one another is so powerful that Saint James already exhorted Christians “to pray for one another in order to be saved” (James 5:16). It is above all the prayer of a mother for her child that God loves to answer.
It is likely that the good Lord allowed the deceased children to come to the aid of their dying father. Through the communion of saints our deceased parents are our intercessors and helpers before God, especially when they are in heaven.
Example of a devotion, based on the help of Saint Anthony, which is a striking proof of the intercession of the Saints for us.
To the precepts of the Gospel, to the exhortations of the Church, to the complaints of our conscience, how often do we answer with the words of the failing will which despairs of itself: “I cannot!”