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St. Damasus I

St. Damasus was born at Rome at the beginning of the fourth century. He was archdeacon of the Roman Church in 355, when Pope Liberius was banished to Berda, and followed him into exile, but afterward returned to Rome. On … Continue reading

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Trusting in the Divine Will

As the Lord knows for what we all are adapted, He gives to all their positions as be sees to be most for His own glory, for their salvation, and the good of their neighbors. Our mistake, then, is in … Continue reading

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Delighting in the Divine Will

So great is the delight which the angels take in executing the will of God, that, if it were His will that one of them should come upon earth to pull up weeds and root out nettles from a field, … Continue reading

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The Humility of Mary

St. Augustine says, that in order to obtain more certainly and abundantly the favors of the saints, it is necessary to imitate them, for when they see us practising the virtues which they practised, then they are more moved to … Continue reading

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Conformity to the Divine Will

Conformity to the Divine will is a most powerful means to overcome every temptation, to eradicate every imperfection, and to preserve peace of heart. It is a most efficacious remedy for all ills, and the treasure of the Christian. -St. … Continue reading

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St. Ambrose

Ambrose was of a noble family, and was governor of Milan A.D. 374, when a bishop was to be chosen for that great see. As the Arian heretics were many and fierce, he was present to preserve order during the … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas, the patron Saint of Russia, was born toward the end of the third century. His uncle, the Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, ordained him priest, and appointed him abbot of a monastery; and on the death of the … Continue reading

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