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

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maxim[10][29] = "Nothing helps a man more than prayer.";
 
maxim[10][29] = "Nothing helps a man more than prayer.";
 
maxim[10][30] = "Idleness is a pestilence to a Christian man; we ought always therefore to be doing something, especially when we are alone in our rooms, lest the devil should come in and catch us idle.";
 
maxim[10][30] = "Idleness is a pestilence to a Christian man; we ought always therefore to be doing something, especially when we are alone in our rooms, lest the devil should come in and catch us idle.";
maxim[10][31] = "We ought always to be afraid, and should never put any confidence in ourselves; for the devil assaults us on a sudden, and darkens our understanding, and he who does not live in fear is overcome in a moment because he has not the help of the Lord.";
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maxim[10][31] = "We ought always to be afraid, and should never put any confidence in ourselves; for the devil assaults us on a sudden, and darkens our understanding, and he who does not live in fear is overcome in a moment because he does not have the help of the Lord.";
  
 
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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.