Life of REV. Mother Saint Joseph, Foundress of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Bordeaux (Classic Reprint)

Life of REV. Mother Saint Joseph, Foundress of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Bordeaux (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Life of Rev. Mother Saint Joseph, Foundress of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Bordeaux I at Once refused her request; but the good Mo ther insisted so urgently on my compliance that I was fdrced to yield to her wish. I made all possible preparation, not, however, without much uneasiness as to the consequences. At the open ing of the retreat, after my first sermon, which was listened to with great attention, I returned to my room well satisfied with my success. In a few moments the Mother followed me, and, without any ceremony, said Father, if you con tinne the retreat in this style, all the fruit is lost. Put aside your flowery sermons; we are not lite rati, but simple religious, assembled to occupy our minds with the affairs Of our salvation. It is necessary only to set before us pious truths which 'will raise our hearts to God, remind us of our duties, know our defects, and correct them. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 438 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243212771
  • 9780243212774