The system of national education in Ireland

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W. Wight, 1838 - Church and education - 172 pages
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Page 9 - More especially we pray for the good estate of the Catholic Church, that it may be so guided and governed by thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of Spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life.
Page 15 - From these defects the National Schools are free. In them the importance of religion is constantly impressed upon the minds of the children, through works calculated to promote good principles, and fill the heart with a love of religion, but which are so compiled as not to clash with the doctrines of any particular class of Christians.
Page 145 - That all children whose parents and guardians shall so direct, shall daily read the Holy Scriptures during the period appointed, but that no compulsion whatever be employed to induce others to read, or remain during the reading.
Page 158 - For whomsoe'er the villain takes in hand, Their joints unknit, their sinews melt apace ; As lithe they grow as any willow-wand, And of their vanish'd force remains no trace...
Page 145 - That it shall be the right of all parents to require of patrons and managers of schools to set apart for reading the Holy Scriptures, a convenient and sufficient portion of the stated school-hours, and to direct the master, or some other person whom the parents may appoint and provide, to superintend the reading.
Page 90 - I likewise undoubtedly receive and profess all other things delivered, defined, and declared by the sacred Canons and General Councils, and particularly by the holy Council of Trent.
Page 81 - I confess to Almighty God, to blessed Mary ever Virgin, to blessed Michael the Archangel, to blessed John the Baptist, to the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, and to all the Saints, that I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word and deed, through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault.
Page 81 - Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us now and at the hour of our death...
Page 147 - ... which rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth, which beareth all things, which believeth all things, which never faileth
Page 144 - Again, in these books, I find this sentence;—"God loves us, and sent His Son to save us. The Word of God tells us to love Him. If we are bad, God will not love us, and we shall not go to Him when we go from this world.

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