Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints: With Reflections for Every Day in the Year : Compiled from "Butler's Lives" and Other Approved Sources : to which are Added Lives of the American Saints : Placed on the Calendar for the United States by Special Petition of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore
John Gilmary Shea
Benziger, 1894 - Christian saints - 625 pages
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Page 345 - Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist : notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Page 177 - And when they saw him, they were amazed; and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
Page 189 - And Mary said: Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done to me according to thy word.
Page 602 - And the angel said to them: Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, that shall be to all the people: For, this day, is born to you a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord, in the city of David. And this shall be a sign unto you. You shall find the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes, and laid in a manger.
Page 18 - But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
Page 76 - Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, who appeared unto thee in the way which thou earnest, hath sent me, that thou mayest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost.
Page 536 - It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Page 146 - ... make war against another king, doth not first sit down, and think whether he be able, with ten thousand, to meet him that, with twenty thousand, cometh against him?