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

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maxim[5][20] = "All sins are highly displeasing to God, but above all sensuality and avarice, which are very difficult to cure.";
 
maxim[5][20] = "All sins are highly displeasing to God, but above all sensuality and avarice, which are very difficult to cure.";
 
maxim[5][21] = "We must always pray God not to let the spirit of avarice domineer over us, but that we may live detached from the affections of this world,";
 
maxim[5][21] = "We must always pray God not to let the spirit of avarice domineer over us, but that we may live detached from the affections of this world,";
maxim[5][22] = "If we find nothing in the world to please us, we ought to be pleased by this very not finding anything to please us.";
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maxim[5][22] = "If we find nothing in the world to please us, we should be pleased that we have found nothing in the world to please us.";
 
maxim[5][23] = "He who wishes to attain to perfection must have no attachment to anything.";
 
maxim[5][23] = "He who wishes to attain to perfection must have no attachment to anything.";
 
maxim[5][24] = "It is a good thing to leave the world and our possessions to serve God, but it is not enough.";
 
maxim[5][24] = "It is a good thing to leave the world and our possessions to serve God, but it is not enough.";

Latest revision as of 03:12, 22 May 2019


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.