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

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maxim[10][25] = "When a man has a tribulation sent him from God and is impatient, we may say to him, “You are not worthy that God should visit you; you do not deserve so great a good.”";
 
maxim[10][25] = "When a man has a tribulation sent him from God and is impatient, we may say to him, “You are not worthy that God should visit you; you do not deserve so great a good.”";
 
maxim[10][26] = "Poverty and tribulations are given us by God as trials of our fidelity and virtue, as well as to enrich us with more real and lasting riches in heaven.";
 
maxim[10][26] = "Poverty and tribulations are given us by God as trials of our fidelity and virtue, as well as to enrich us with more real and lasting riches in heaven.";
maxim[10][27] = "Scruples ought to be most carefully avoided, as they disquiet the mind and make a man melancholy.";
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maxim[10][27] = "Scruples ought to be most carefully avoided because they disquiet the mind and make a man melancholy.";
 
maxim[10][28] = "Let us throw ourselves into the arms of God and be sure that if He wishes anything of us, He will make us capable of doing all He desires us to do for Him.";
 
maxim[10][28] = "Let us throw ourselves into the arms of God and be sure that if He wishes anything of us, He will make us capable of doing all He desires us to do for Him.";
 
maxim[10][29] = "Nothing helps a man more than prayer.";
 
maxim[10][29] = "Nothing helps a man more than prayer.";

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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.