Excerpt from A Year With the Saints: Translated From the Italian by a Member of the Order of Mercy, Mt. St. Joseph's Seminary, Hartford, Conn
In the second place, the few words of exhortation or in struction, which open the reading for each day, are followed by the best of all commentaries - that of action. A great part of the book is composed of examples, which, while they have the interest of anecdote, furnish at the same time the strongest proofs of the possibility of carrying out in real life, precepts and principles which might otherwise seem too high and heavenly for our everyday existence.
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