Difference between revisions of "Maxims and Sayings of St. Philip Neri"

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maxim[12][19] = "If a soul could altogether abstain from venial sins, the greatest pain it could have would be to be detained in this life, so great would its desire be of union with God.";
 
maxim[12][19] = "If a soul could altogether abstain from venial sins, the greatest pain it could have would be to be detained in this life, so great would its desire be of union with God.";
 
maxim[12][20] = "In the persecutions which bad men excite against piety and devotion, we must keep our eyes on God, whom we serve, and on the testimony of a good conscience.";  
 
maxim[12][20] = "In the persecutions which bad men excite against piety and devotion, we must keep our eyes on God, whom we serve, and on the testimony of a good conscience.";  
maxim[12][21] = "How patiently Christ, the King and Lord of heaven and earth, bore with the apostles, enduring at their hands many incivilities and misbeliefs, they being but poor and rough fishermen! How much more ought we to bear with our neighbor when he treats us with incivility.";
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maxim[12][21] = "How patiently Christ, the King and Lord of heaven and earth, bore with the apostles, enduring at their hands much incivility and misunderstanding, they being but poor and rough fishermen! How much more ought we to bear with our neighbors when they are uncivil.";
 
maxim[12][22] = "We must give ourselves to God altogether.";
 
maxim[12][22] = "We must give ourselves to God altogether.";
 
maxim[12][23] = "God makes all his own the soul that is wholly given to him.";
 
maxim[12][23] = "God makes all his own the soul that is wholly given to him.";

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Virgin Mary, Mother of God

Maxims from September 7 and 8
To obtain the protection of our Blessed Lady in our most urgent wants, it is very useful to say sixty-three times, after the fashion of a Rosary, “Virgin Mary, Mother of God, pray to Jesus for me.”
When we make this prayer to our Blessed Lady, we give her every possible praise in the least possible compass, because we call her by her name of MARY, and give her those two great titles of Virgin, and Mother of God, and then name JESUS, the fruit of her most pure womb.