The Precious Blood of our Salvation

The Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ
July is the month of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ,  and today is the Feast of the Precious Blood, a day rich in beautiful reminders of God’s gracious providence for us. Our reference today is  Father Faber’s tender tribute to the Precious Blood of Our Lord.

Father Faber on the Precious Blood

Father Faber’s beautiful essay,  “The Precious Blood, or the price of our Salvation“, remarks that the Angels wonder in awe as they adore this Precious Blood.

“Their superior intelligence ministers more abundant matter to their love. From the very first God invited the angels to adore It. He made their adoration a double exercise of humility,—of humility toward Himself, and of humility toward us their inferior fellow-creatures. It was the test to which He put their loyalty. He showed them His beloved Son, the Second Person of the Holy Trinity, in His Sacred Humanity, united to a lower nature than their own, and in that lower nature crowned their King and Head, to be worshipped by them with absolute and unconditional adoration. The Son of a human Mother was to be their Head, and that Daughter of Eve to be herself their Queen. …

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