"Lord, here burn, here cut, and dry up in me all that hinders me from going to You, that You may spare me in eternity."

St Louis Bertrand

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"We must not be behind time in doing good; for death will not be behind his time. "

St Phillip 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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FROM THE "PENNY CATECHISM"

     

re Article 3 of Apostle's Creed

47.

What is the third article of the Creed?

 

The third article of the Creed is, 'who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary'.

 
48. What does the third article mean?

 

IThe third article means that God the Son took a Body and Soul like ours, in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

 
  49. Had Jesus Christ any father on earth?
 
 

Jesus Christ had no father on earth: St. Joseph was only his guardian or foster-father.

 
50. Where was our Saviour born?
 

Our Saviour was born in a stable at Bethlehem.

 
51.  On what day was our Saviour born?
 

Our Saviour was born on Christmas Day.