"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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"It is not God's will that we should abound in spiritual delights, but that in all things we should submit to his holy will."

Blessed Henry Suso

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"Every man naturally desires knowledge; but what good is knowledge without fear of God? Indeed a humble rustic who serves God is better than a proud intellectual who neglects his soul to study the course of the stars."

Thomas á Kempis

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FROM THE "PENNY CATECHISM"

     

re Article 7 of Apostle's Creed

71.

What is the seventh article of the Creed?

 

The seventh article of the Creed is, 'from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead'.

 
72. When will Christ come again?

 

Christ will come again from heaven at the last day, to judge all mankind.

 
  73. What are the things Christ will judge?
 
 

Christ will judge our thoughts, words, works, and omissions.

 
74. What will Christ say to the wicked?
 

Christ will say to the wicked: 'Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, which was prepared for the devil and his angels'. Matt. 25:41

 
75. What will Christ say to the just?
 

Christ will say to the just: 'Come, ye blessed of my father, possess ye the kingdom prepared for you'. Matt.25:34

 
76. Will every one be judged at death, as well as at the last day?
 

Every one will be judged at death, as well as at the last day: 'It is appointed unto men once to die; and after this, the judgment'. Heb. 9:27