is there a Devotion?
to the Holy Child of Prague
to the Child Jesus recitated every evening in the Sanctuary of Arenzano
by Father F. Cyril OCD
revelated by our Lady (to the venerable Father F. Cyril OCD)
to the Child Jesus
Prayer to the Child Jesus
To Be Said by a Sick Person
To Be Said FOR a Sick Person
Prayer (not an official devotional prayer)
IS THERE A DEVOTION? Part 3
Infant of Prague is pictured wearing a crown, with a globe in one
small hand, and this is not without meaning. "The government is
on His shoulder," we sing in the Introit of the third Mass for Christmas
day. The Child of Bethlehem was born with a mission of salvation.
a follower of Christ demands courage, decisive action, maturity.
But coupled with these must always be humility, candor,
confidence—those virtues of childhood. It is these virtues
that Jesus is recommending.
for our Infant Savior teaches us to accept—as He did—our
littleness, our poverty as creatures. It teaches us,
as St. Paul was taught, that "My grace is sufficient for you, for
power is made perfect in infirmity" (2 Cor. 12, 9). This devotion
shows us that God's power is attracted by
our very weakness, for when dealing with our human frailty, God's
power is mercy. The proud and arrogant,
God scatters, "He has put down the mighty from their thrones,"
as our Lady sang in her Magnificat. But the
little and humble He loves. "He has exalted the lowly" (Lk.
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