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THE GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 17, 1927 Page Fifteen 0li'] A]-~,ok [The Church does not intend to im-lremarkable,~vork' "The Itouse of the bunal of the Almighty, presents it-lgood works that you offer today =for tion of anyone, though that person 11.1 1IY(~ pose any limit on the mercy of God;[Good God. Therein is a pasage self thereat in a state of serious un-[the salvation of some dear soul, die in apparent impenitence, without --------- i she does not intervene to withhold which I desire to quote for you The jrepented sin, it will be lost forever dead for twenty-years, God ha~ s'~en the last rit s ~n ...... ~ .. . . - . ~ ~ e. of Vhe Church and .~. that has probablyl melcy. Melel3 a~ a matter of dls-!heiome, Frances, is ~sqmeted about ] On the other hand, and equally with-land heard from all eternity. They without the blessin of the riest. e l m print (,'as related[rather' she appeals from 3usOce to]the salvation of a man whom she lout doubt, God can, if He so wishes, lwere presented to Him at the me- Surely that is all ghe more ~ason (olfax regarding Abra-]mercy Merci yas a matter of dis- t dearly loves. She seeks (he advice in those last moments work mar~celslment when your fliend, erhaps a ~h ou should ~edouble om L. I " ,," ,. ,. .... , " " . .... " . P i 'Y Y " " Y " l.~, otWas during, the dark]cqflme,, s ', to .... avoid scandal and. . . to re-[o. . a pliest who, tetales to her. the[on the soul by mspnung it with the[ great stoner, came to die and 'have l prayers and good works, being as- ,: n the evemng of a [.lmenmrol ~)r a ~lcKeo Jlle,]story of a ~ox~n that was practlcallyl contrition nece.~sary to pardon. Now ah'eady helped to save him at the I sured that God has heard them in ,Jon g,ven at the White th~ uatnotlc t:nuret~ retuse her put)- engulfed by in]meuse floods and ho~ .... * . , ~ - / ........... ~ t God can do it ff He w~shes, but does!last moment by a sincere asplratmn advance and that He wills not the redreign Legations were !He ann o~lcla~ pl.ayels, Du~ m no]~: was saved. And he closes thus:[tie wish it, some doubting Thomas t for pardon and mercy. God Js a di-Ideath of the sinner but rather that around the oPre~ident way Goes rms iorom private prayers 'My child, there are many souls ma., ask I answer this ~uestion b"',vire *.--~--* - ~-^ :- -~ :~*'-: .......... . , ~., : . .~ ~. . ~,,~=r **,,,, ,~ ,,, ~,--,~e u:s-lne De conver~eu an~ liVe. E ..... and mtercessmn for pardon. [saved from the tidal waves of sin by ............. ~ ........ UgllSn n(~hlann.~,~~. .... [ ~v . ~ ~.. t .t , c,~ ~ - o . , ., , . askinganother: t)oes ice llOI; W1SII 11~. ~ counter ~,VlI:D l~J.ll'U no prayer is los~. resented to ih~e'~'~=::~:a~l no~ coum l~ oe. o~neluv,se. ~neltho prayers and ialtn ~nac do vm- And once more I cite Father de Rapt- And are w ..... ~.~, ,e +~:~ ,.,~ ~. ~. ...... ~--.~.~.~-~ ..~ ],~ . ~ment. sees only l:ne exterlol; see Goes1-~o~ lence to the eterwfl battlements cry- t ..................... "l ICAIIKUI~I~Sr., rl~lYlr., II~DU,~I_~](~ ni~' evidently ovcrawed [judge the intentions. How much!ing o~t to the divine rescuer to'cornel gun'. "We a~e unab)e, ~t :s t~ue, tOtact~ve efficacy of prayer and-this an-! r--r- ~..~, f^..~.. _,. assemblage, was an good or bad faith, ignoranceor 'rod ......... v~..~ ...... ~ .... ; .... re r ...... penetrate the secrets oi mercy; tieipation of merit as yet urine- "~'j ~, ~.-.'--~T~*~''" :":. "'~'"~ 'eel[a farmer who shrank'knowledge there has been in the }mpe,:di~n~g"'~t~.~\'a'l'"~(~0o;n"~Instea~{:t neither can.we kno:, nor say what!quired? Most assuredly; no one canI ,n~u~/r~:: 7:ySN~eyOme -g crow , . " . . . ~ha ens in ~e las~ eta cs oi a cruel red oV. , d until he and [culpable act no one can say. Shelthen, of casting aside despairingly all I~P . g ...... I be saved but by the merits of Jesus [ ~-~ ,, tag chn 1 l ann mNs~eHotls agony, ouc as '..)Fills ~re urge Y- " g'ng to [leaves to God alone the judgment of~ hope, redouble your prayers, for the I:. " , " .. , - , - [ Christ. How then was penitent[ t,ommerclal ~o~e(l back ~lans unael the law oi hope, no tess , " to the [ that soul, wishing with all her heart soul whom you have reason to be- I '. " I Adam sa~ed. How were Abraham,[ ,.~ , ~ ,,.. ' than of faith and lo~e, weshould [that the sentence may be favorableilieve far removed from the friend-! .. ." .... Jacob, oseph, Moses and the patri-I lrucg 15Gales ~dent, tall ..... I to the accused. Does not the Church ship of his Creator and leave thel unceasingly bear m mind the mfimte I archs of the Old Law saved? Simplyl in h" ,~,u m a meas- h n "d ,, 'bounty of Our Blessed Lord, who in] " [See me about them A full line ot ~s ne ....... o or St Paul, the most rab~ per- rest to the Lord. who said: I will not " , through the pre-appheatmn of the . . . 'the head:~o~ialtl~:e:::e?:' [secutor of the early Christians, but the death of the sinner but that he. His human capacity, also,passed merits of Jesus not yet incarnated. &f~::tD:Zl_esB:~i:s?nd" ~ne En~,li~t-. ~"'- ] who later, when converted by Jesus be converted and live ' " , through the valley of death. ' lAnd how was Mar the Mother of[ P ' ~e ~,, , ]Himself, .... was able in all sincerity to When the Duke of Orleans, son , ............ ~...~ .... .,u.. .... God, preserved from original sin?[ CHAS. H. ROSS''~ nomeman: Y, f .:"~,.uord, there's an [write: "I did it in ignorance." Hence, and heir presumptive of Louis] ~, ....... _'\ ~:"':.'~ ........ . " .*~': I Pope Plus IX, defined it: In viewl ............... '~fJesusl" '" ,,[." . " ". " - ha: st, ill mole a~dently desired i " " . , , ;.:1 Illl COLLINS SHEET METAL WORKS tilt ~^._ n my body. lie is ~rue, but however hostile and " " [istent praver nave nan SUCh e fi-, IIH Illl ~re set on s in ] r l - se for God' Business Phone 5619 912 WEST MARKHAM STREET laves wh(~[" d'ffe ent it may have been to God, But how can God realize this de-: ency. Very simply, becau [][] " ][[t ,~a. slaves consecrated [there may have been some goodsire? Without doubt, tf a soul which ' there is neither past nor =future, but~ li~'n captives, and [somewhere; perhaps a pious and de- is to appear shortly before the tri-'an eternal present. The prayers and ~ ~ ~- "~ oranded the name [vout youth, during which he received .I .rai ! on part of their~the sacraments reverently, or if all _-. .-., _~. -'_- . ~. [these are lacking, it may have been!"' [[!1 ~'raneis of Assissi was the fault of the parents. Some ex-~ ' [H[ l)..]| l).-..~4vr.~ ~ ..... ] ~ ....... aUs to keep his an- tenuating circumstances, known but: The [I][ D~III=DUIItUII IJli:lYUl l_A)lll]J~lly ~Y days in honor oft God alone, may intervene to save ...... ~._ ~. ~...... [U[ " ~ " L BOnaventure tells that soul from eternal death. Let L}~-~U(J ~W(..)l~J~J ~ Phone 4.3788. Long Distance 133. Benton 93 ?v aargdFrancis saw a us.go further. )Vho.know.s but the in the Heart of the Shopping District ll[I cit Of i.e Home l...ra.ce B.ildin, ruS him. There aylng one has rau m llie some " [1[[ LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS a naan a~-~.~.~ *~ ~ aspirations to goodness---he may [[[[ he Wings:'After~th; have been charitable, kind, loving. ~ ~ ~' v~~ ~ ~ I' "~" ~ ]Ill Plant and General Ofhee, Benton, Arkansas -~d, th Perhaps, even in the midst of sin, . e hands and t Were marked with he turned to God through hfe and ~~U~~ b':LL][~ ~ CAPACITY 100 CARS PER DAY Was a wou "--" ..-- cried out with all his fervor: "My Jill nu In nls . . . ,, t Weres . God, ff you exist, have pity on me. Fourth and Main Illl .. . .. , . . ..., . , d-by A~:n oy someYears ago we all enjoyed M Fleg's [[[] Concrete ravel, ~ana aug ~allroao Bal- anoer . " .... last Bank run gravel for highways and " " streets'[}AtONED? Millinery }0000000000000000{ WE FURNISH QUALITY AND SERVICE 703 Main Street follows, appear- ~Ssue of La Re- hMonsigner Eugene as been translated a member of the Workmen. 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