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Page 304 - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections : whom we are commanded to love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Page 298 - Lord, take and receive my entire liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my whole will ? Whatever I have and all that I possess Thou hast bestowed upon me. To Thee I return it all, and surrender it all to be governed entirely by Thy will.
Page 93 - a dead body without will or intelligence" — as "a little crucifix which is turned about irresistingly at the will of him who holds it, or as a staff in the hands of an old man, who uses it as he requires it, and as it suits him best." ' It is easy to discover, from this brief sketch, the various causes which have led to the tremendous influence of this society, in human affairs ; its powerful spring of action in its intense conception of the nature of love, to God ; its energetic vitality in the...
Page 92 - I ought," an early biographer reports him as saying, "on entering religion, and thereafter, to place myself entirely in the hands of God, and of him who takes His place by His authority. I ought to desire that my Superior should oblige me to give up my own judgment, and conquer my own mind. I ought to set up no difference between one Superior and another... but recognize them all as equal before God, whose place they fill. For if I distinguish persons...
Page 334 - The date assigned for this adventurous course is about the year 716. "5 Our saint being inflamed with zeal for the glory of God, and for the salvation of souls, desired so preach God's word in Germany,"6 of which vast country he was destined to become the Apostle.
Page 12 - If any Father should fall into an obvious error, likely to diminish the esteem in which they were held, they ought not to be discouraged ; but thank God for having shown their weakness, so that they may walk humbly and carefully in future, and that their brethren may take warning; remember that all are formed from the same clay, and pray earnestly for the sinner.
Page 17 - Next." [Here is] the most holy church of Christ which is the mother of all churches, which the apostles founded, and in which the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles in the form of tongues of fire. In it are located the throne of the apostle James and the pillar on which Christ was whipped.
Page 95 - To believe that a thing ought to be, because the Superior orders it, is the last and most perfect degree.