Thursday, May 23, 2013

To say that you can kill in the name of God is blasphemy.”

To say that you can kill in the name of God is blasphemy.”

"The Lord created us in His image and likeness, and we are the image of the Lord, and He does good and all of us have this commandment at heart: do good and do not do evil.

“Every religious,” said Our Lord to St Gertrude, is obliged to labor for the correction and sanctification of his brethren. He should advise them of their faults, or acquaint the Superior with them, that they may be remedied. Let no one shirk this positive duty, excusing himself by saying “it is not my place to correct others,” or “I am no better than they are.” Such conduct is like that of Cain whose answer to God’s inquiry about his brother was “Am I my brother’s keeper?” It is I who wary every religious that if, through his negligence or indifference, his brethren perish, I will demand of him an account of these souls, more rigorous, perhaps, in some instances, that of the Superiors themselves; for circumstances may prevent the latter from remarking defects that others, in a different position, see readily.” (Fr Norris spiritual diary)    Charity is....

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