Unguarded Words and Accountability


November 14

I assure you, on judgment day people will be held accountable for every unguarded word they speak.

                                                                                    -Matthew 12:36 Read the rest…

Mercy


November 13

If on the last day we would receive a merciful judgment, we must begin here below to be merciful to others.

                                                                        -Venerable Fulton Sheen Read the rest…

The Evening of Life


November 11

At the evening of life, we shall be judged on our love.

                                                                        -St. John of the Cross Read the rest…

Interior Dispositions


November 10

At the particular judgment the soul will be judged about every single thing – its thoughts, words, deeds, and omissions.

                                                                                   -Cardinal Gasparri Read the rest…

Death and Judgment


November 9

It is appointed for men to die once and then the judgment.

                                                                                    -Hebrews 9:27 Read the rest…

Evidence of Belief


November 8

If so many people believe in heaven and hell while also believing that this life will determine which destination will be theirs, why don’t we see more evidence of that belief?”

                                                                                    -Regis J. Flaherty Read the rest…

And Then?


November 7

The best way to prepare for death is to spend every day of life as though it were the last. Think of the end of worldly honor, wealth and pleasure and ask yourself: And then? And then?”

                                                                                   -St. Philip Neri Read the rest…

Preparing for Death…Daily


November 5 

Happy is the man who keeps the hour of death always in mind, and daily prepares for it.

                                                                       -Thomas à Kempis Read the rest…

The Foolish and Wise


November 4

The foolish fear death as the greatest of evils, and the wise desire it as a rest after labors and the end of all ills.

                                                                                    -St. Ambrose Read the rest…