"If, devout soul, it is your will to please God and live a life of serenity in this world, unite yourself always and in all things to the divine will. Reflect that all the sins of your past wicked life happened because you wandered from the path of God's will. For the future, embrace God's good pleasure and say to him in every happening: "Yea, Father, for so it hath seemed good in thy sight." "

St Alphonsus de Liguori

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"A man should keep himself down, and not busy himself in mirabilibus super se."

St Philip Neri

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"The greatest glory we can give to God is to do his will in everything."

St Alphonsus de Liguori

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Fr Jean-Pierre de Caussade, SJ   (1675 - 1751)

 

ABANDONMENT TO DIVINE PROVIDENCE (cont)

 

by Fr Jean-Pierre de Caussade, SJ

 
EDITED BY THE REV. J. RAMIÈRE, S.J.
INTRODUCTION BY DOM ARNOLD, O.S.B.

From the Tenth Complete French Edition
BY E. J. STRICKLAND

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The translation from the French of Father de Caussade's book on "Abandonment to Divine Providence" is to my knowledge well done, and is a faithful rendering of the original text.

ANSCAR VONIER, O.S.B., Abbot
DOM DUNSTAN, O.S.B.
3rd March, 1921
JOANNES Ep. Plym.
7th March, 1921


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