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

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maxim[6][3] = "Before communion, we ought to exercise ourselves in many acts of virtue.";
 
maxim[6][3] = "Before communion, we ought to exercise ourselves in many acts of virtue.";
 
maxim[6][4] = "Prayer and communion are not to be made or desired for the sake of the devotion we feel in them, for that is seeking self, and not God; but we must be frequent in both the one and the other in order to become humble, obedient, gentle, and patient.";
 
maxim[6][4] = "Prayer and communion are not to be made or desired for the sake of the devotion we feel in them, for that is seeking self, and not God; but we must be frequent in both the one and the other in order to become humble, obedient, gentle, and patient.";
maxim[6][5] = "When we see these virtues in a man [humility, obedience, gentleness, and patience], then we know that he has really gathered the fruit of prayer and of communion.";
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maxim[6][5] = "When we see these virtues in a man--humility, obedience, gentleness, and patience--then we know that he has really gathered the fruit of prayer and of communion.";
 
maxim[6][6] = "Our sweet Jesus, through the excess of His love and liberality, has left Himself to us in the Most Holy Sacrament.";
 
maxim[6][6] = "Our sweet Jesus, through the excess of His love and liberality, has left Himself to us in the Most Holy Sacrament.";
 
maxim[6][7] = "Let all go to the Eucharistic Table with a great desire for that Sacred Food. <i> Sitientes! Sitientes! [Thirsting! Thirsting]!</i>";
 
maxim[6][7] = "Let all go to the Eucharistic Table with a great desire for that Sacred Food. <i> Sitientes! Sitientes! [Thirsting! Thirsting]!</i>";

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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.