"Whoever wants to stand alone without the support of a master and guide will be like the tree that stands alone in a field without a proprietor. No matter how much the tree bears, passers-by will pick the fruit before it ripens. "

St John of the Cross, OCD - Doctor of the Church

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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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"The supreme perfection of man in this life is to be so united to God that all his soul with all its faculties and powers are so gathered into the Lord God that he becomes one spirit with him, and remembers nothing except God, is aware of and recognises nothing but God, but with all his desires unified by the joy of love, he rests contentedly in the enjoyment of his Maker alone."

St Albert the Great

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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