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The Quality of Good Works

Be not of those who think perfection consists in undertaking many things, but of those who place it in doing well what little they do. For it is much better to do little and do it well, than to undertake … Continue reading

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St. Romuald

In 976, Sergius, a nobleman of Ravenna, quarrelled with a relation about an estate, and slew him in a duel. His son Romuald, horrified at his father’s crime, entered the Benedictine monastery at Classe, to do a forty days’ penance … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice of the Mass

The Prophet Malachias (1:11) foretold the nature and the universality of the sacrifice of the New Law. “From the rising of the sun even to the going down, My name is great among the Gentiles, and in every place there … Continue reading

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St. Ladislas

Ladislas the First, son of Bela, King of Hungary, was born in 1041. By the pertinacious importunity of the people he was compelled, much against his own inclination, to ascend the throne, in 1080. He restored the good laws and … Continue reading

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St. Richard of Chichester

Richard was born A.D. 1197, in the little town of Wyche, eight miles from Worcester, England. He and his elder brother were left orphans when young, and Richard gave up the studies which he loved, to farm his brother’s impoverished … Continue reading

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Mother Most Admirable

The Word haying become Man by taking to Himself a human body in the womb of the ever Blessed Virgin, pledged Himself thereby to fulfill toward His beloved Mother all the duties of the best of sons. The first of … Continue reading

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Works Great and Small

Even little actions are great when they are done well; to that a little action done with desire to please God, is more acceptable to Him, and gives Him more glory, than a great work done with less fervor, We … Continue reading

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