Friday, July 15, 2005

The Feast of St. Bonaventure, O.F.M., Bishop, Cardinal, and Doctor of the Church
is today. There is information on him here.

Who can understand, who can undertake to describe, the excellences of a holy man, except one who in good measure partakes of them, and can by sympathy enter into the spirit by which his words and his deeds have been governed? It is said in the lesson of the Office for St. Bonaventure's day, that when St. Thomas found him writing the life of St. Francis, he observed, "Suffer a saint to minister to a saint"...

Venerable John Henry Newman, C.O., Sermons Preached on Various Occasions


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