Family Prayer and Devotion – The Sacred Heart
Eight Promise – “Fervent Souls shall speedily rise to great perfection”
In St Matthew we are told “Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) We know that of ourselves we can do nothing, let alone become perfect, and yet Christ desires this perfection of us so that we can enter into Heaven where nothing imperfect may enter.
Christ saves sinners first by bringing them to repentance and then by leading them in the ways of perfection. Remember Peter’s denial, Thomas’s doubting, St Paul’s persecution of Christ. Yet these men became great Saints.… Read the rest