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1.    CLAEE,) (SISTEE AUTHOR OF "illustrated LIFE OP ST. PATRICK, APOSTLE OF IRELAND;" "J
2. US AND JERUSALEM, OR, THE WAY HOME ;" " LIFE AND REVELATIONS OF ST. GERTRUDE," 3. 36 40 43 The devil is always TJie rich man busy and the poor beggar IV CONTENTS. C
4. eggar IV CONTENTS. CHAPTER The honoe of being servants in. PAGE 47 last ? How long wi
5. ng servants in. PAGE 47 last ? How long will will not money and rank 51 Money keep a
6. rvants in. PAGE 47 last ? How long will will not money and rank 51 Money keep away d
7. l not money and rank 51 Money keep away death or sickness 54 CHAPTER IV. Some advice
8. es which we may have to do Our Guardian Angel Be content with your situation in life
9. Angel Be content with your situation in life What St. Paul says to servants Advice a
10. e holy Jesuit 60 61 64 67 70 75 CHAPTER Same subject, continued What is prayer ? On
11. Unhappy marriages Do not marry a wives man given to drink Be good CHAPTER Advice a
12. not marry a wives man given to drink Be good CHAPTER Advice about good example Modes
13. n to drink Be good CHAPTER Advice about good example Modesty in dress X. 151 153 155
14. ies 160 165 170 What happened in my own family Eating meat on Friday CHAPTER XL Points
15. d Luther, the founder of the Protestant religion God gave the Saints power to work mirac
16. the founder of the Protestant religion God gave the Saints power to work miracles
17. 193 Wear the Scapular 197 for me and I will pray for you. I have prayed for every o
18. l pray for you. I have prayed for every one who reads this Uttle book." 198 The Pop
19. AT THE BEGINNING. There learned, is no one in the world, however or however holy,
20. INNING. There learned, is no one in the world, however or however holy, who may not I
21. the better for " only foolish people ; Good Advice.'^ who won't listen to advice wi
22. , however much they may know, there are other people who know more ; you know that an
23. eople who know more ; you know that any one art when people wish to excel in 10 ADV
24. e who know more ; you know that any one art when people wish to excel in 10 ADVICE
25. people wish to excel in 10 ADVICE TO or science, they give their whole minds to that on
26. ce, they give their whole minds to that one subject. If a man wishes to bea.11 come
27. r whole minds to that one subject. If a man wishes to bea.11 come a good painter, h
28. bject. If a man wishes to bea.11 come a good painter, he spends his time learning th
29. a.11 come a good painter, he spends his time learning the art of painting, and to bl
30. ainter, he spends his time learning the art of painting, and to blend and mix his c
31. d to blend and mix his colors. If a how man wishes to become a first-rate carpenter
32. ts himself to learn his trade from some one who is very skillful at it. My to get c
33. they wish to learn how or ; on in this world, that is, when they wish to learn how t
34. y die, and then they gone." say, "Thank God they are if If they do not care for the
35. d a hundred hundred thousand ? years of Eternity It is certainly very pleasant to be tho
36. o be thought a great deal about in this world, and to have all our friends very fond
37. ter a great funeral when we die ; that? will will My children, after ? do we think l
38. great funeral when we die ; that? will will My children, after ? do we think little
39. e winter stars up ; the sky some bright will if night you Try soon stop, there are s
40. f night you Try soon stop, there are so many. you can count tree all the leaves on t
41. ou can count tree all the leaves on the will first you see. That chil- be still more
42. , you would only be at the beginning of Eternity that life —of about which I advice. a
43. ly be at the beginning of Eternity that life —of about which I advice. am going to
44. ut which I advice. am going to give you good Many of you to left dear old Ireland, a
45. ich I advice. am going to give you good Many of you to left dear old Ireland, and we
46. merica, the Land of the its Free, where labor gets reward, in this world at anxious D
47. Free, where labor gets reward, in this world at anxious Do you remember how you were
48. NG too ; CATHOLIC WOMEN. 13 it was your duty to get all the infor- mation you could.
49. ed inquiry, place yourselves out in the world, did you not also make every and ask to
50. we are very wise to get indeed for this world, and take care the best place we can, a
51. h trouble ought we not to take for what will last for thousands and thousands of yea
52. told of an to take a monk who went walk one 14 ADVICE in a TO his summer evening co
53. nvent. wood away from He was a holy old man, and he had given up allliis time and t
54. ly old man, and he had given up allliis time and thoughts to all prepare for the oth
55. ime and thoughts to all prepare for the other world, as monks and nuns should do. God
56. d thoughts to all prepare for the other world, as monks and nuns should do. God for h
57. her world, as monks and nuns should do. God for has different ways of preparing peo
58. hall say about this later on. Well, the good old of holy thoughts, monk had his hear
59. as he and walked on he was admiring the beauty of the flowers and the beauty of the tr
60. iring the beauty of the flowers and the beauty of the trees, and the beauty of the bir
61. rs and the beauty of the trees, and the beauty of the birds, and he thought to himself
62. ter all, that there was a great in this world, deal of pleasure and variety and he wo
63. here was a great in this world, deal of pleasure and variety and he wondered, just for a
64. ary even of WOMEN. its 15 pleasures, as one is so often weary of the pleasures of t
65. so often weary of the pleasures of this world. After a little, he heard a bird singin
66. d monk could not tell he was. Then some other monks came, but he did not know any The
67. they had put down that he had monastery one summer evening and had YOUNG CATHOLIC W
68. THOLIC WOMEN. 17 never returned, and no one knew what had become of him. Then he un
69. en he understood ail. ; He the told the good Father Prior all and monks knew he had
70. he had been song of a as if bird, that time it listening to the and how seemed to h
71. for a few min- and he knew now that the good allowed this to happen in order God had
72. he good allowed this to happen in order God had in that he might know that a hundre
73. red years like a Heaven would only seem happiness which few minutes, because of the great
74. e everything shall have we can possibly desire thirsty We never feel hunger nor nor we
75. s probably only a dream or parable, but will help us to understand that which certai
76. inly true. know ourselves how quick the time passes when we are enjoying ourselves,
77. versation, or some beautiful music. You will often I hear people say on it such occa
78. say on it such occasions, " late had no idea was so f and at other times, when we ar
79. ons, " late had no idea was so f and at other times, when we are in great pain, or su
80. nd at other times, when we are in great pain, or suffermg, or trouble, how YOUNG CAT
81. or trouble, how YOUNG CATHOLIC slow the time goes ; WOMEN. 19 when we are very, very
82. n we are very, very *' ill in the night will it we say to ourselves, ?'' I wonder ev
83. say, is ''How long the days are but the time neither longer nor shorter, the change
84. he time neither longer nor shorter, the change is in ourselves. When we are un; happy,
85. like ; minutes but the hour is just the same, neither longer nor shorter. My childre
86. . My children, let us think hell, hours will seem in how long the and how short let
87. in how long the and how short let they will seem in heaven great deal about this. ;
88. usands of people, are lost because they will not think. are They too busy to think,
89. What should you think 20 of a ADVICE TO man who his said he ? was too busy to mind
90. O man who his said he ? was too busy to mind he business ; Why, you would say, laugh
91. ore, his store won't keep him. does not mind his business, no one else will mind it
92. eep him. does not mind his business, no one else will mind it for him. My children,
93. does not mind his business, no one else will mind it for him. My children, we have o
94. not mind his business, no one else will mind it for him. My children, we have only o
95. d it for him. My children, we have only one is real business in this world, and tha
96. have only one is real business in this world, and that to pre- pare ourselves for he
97. or heaven. that business, we are all we mind right if we If ; neglect that business,
98. n if we possessed more dollars than any one in the world. ; But you must not misund
99. sessed more dollars than any one in the world. ; But you must not misunderstand me yo
100. ou are neglect your to business in this world in in order to secure your happiness th
101. n this world in in order to secure your happiness the next ; you must not suppose that yo
102. this not try to make money honestly in world in order to be rich in the next. I The
103. xt. I The advice I am going to give you will, hope, help you in this world as well a
104. o give you will, hope, help you in this world as well as the next. in Pray to God, an
105. s world as well as the next. in Pray to God, and to the blessed Yirgin Mary, the th
106. ther of Jesus, for you may be wise both Time and Eternityo CHAPTEU HOW IL TO GET RIC
107. W IL TO GET RICH. is I SUPPOSE there no one in the world who else does not wish to
108. RICH. is I SUPPOSE there no one in the world who else does not wish to be rich. Inde
109. thing they can add dollar to dollar. to love but how Some persons seem money it for
110. e, and to like to have it. for the very pleasure of looking at misers, They are and you
111. ing at misers, They are and you know no one respects ot cares for a miser. The more
112. d the more unhappy they are. Instead of being glad that they have so YOUNG CATHOLIC W
113. ; ! they are very much to be their this world, money does them no good in and when th
114. be their this world, money does them no good in and when they die they cannot ; take
115. ? be to them Yery self. often the miser will starve him- There was a man died in Cor
116. the miser will starve him- There was a man died in Cork the other day of cold and
117. e him- There was a man died in Cork the other day of cold and hunger, and yet he had
118. hundred pounds in said the bank. Every one "What a fool he 24 ADVICE TO !" was but
119. DVICE TO !" was but for all that, there will always be persons who if are equally fo
120. equally foolish. Perhaps about it, any one had spoken a good priest had to him thi
121. Perhaps about it, any one had spoken a good priest had to him this — ; if and had
122. lish and how sinful conduct was, the *' man would have said I My money we have is m
123. My own in children, nothing of our this sense. We have the power, like certainly, to
124. like certainly, to do what we with our time and our money, because the good God has
125. ith our time and our money, because the good God has given us all a free will, so th
126. ur time and our money, because the good God has given us all a free will, so that w
127. se the good God has given us all a free will, so that we can do as we please but we
128. e please but we have no right to commit sin, and this poor man ; was committing sin
129. e no right to commit sin, and this poor man ; was committing sin. Everything we hav
130. sin, and this poor man ; was committing sin. Everything we have belongs to God, bec
131. ting sin. Everything we have belongs to God, because God has given us everything. H
132. rything we have belongs to God, because God has given us everything. He gives us ou
133. ything. He gives us our health, and our time, and our memorv, and our intellect, but
134. t his gold just for the sinful, selfish pleasure of hoarding it ; up, and thinking that
135. wishes to may keep herself respectable, life, her position in and if she does not ta
136. she fine clothes, may buy which are not life, suita- ble to her station in or that s
137. putting herself in danger both in this world and the next. There are very few people
138. there there are degrees are dangers in sin. that a little You know, is however, ;
139. t do me any great harm at all events, I will try it." YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 27 Would
140. isest And with way is to try to be what God has given us. good situation, content I
141. is to try to be what God has given us. good situation, content If a girl has a with
142. tion, content If a girl has a with a is good master and mistress, if she where she c
143. may get more wages. There an old never one is it, saying, " That a rolling stone I
144. s it, saying, " That a rolling stone It will if gather moss.'' means that always cha
145. ther moss.'' means that always changing one gets no good by though we may fancy we
146. means that always changing one gets no good by though we may fancy we do. When mist
147. do. When mistress, a girl stays a long time in one family she gets attached to her
148. n mistress, a girl stays a long time in one family she gets attached to her itiaste
149. stress, a girl stays a long time in one family she gets attached to her itiaster and a
150. they get attached to do her. They v/ill many things for her, and help her in sicknes
151. harm self ; changing a place to better one^s should only people be quite sure that
152. / Sometimes it might be right to make a change when you could, where you would get mor
153. have a relatives, father and mother, or other depending upon you, if whom you ought t
154. is in caring for more than we care for God, who has told us we must not love the w
155. re for God, who has told us we must not love the world, or the YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN.
156. d, who has told us we must not love the world, or the YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 29 things
157. YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 29 things of the world, and that the love of money is the sour
158. N. 29 things of the world, and that the love of money is the source of all evil. How
159. the love of money is the source of all evil. How many unhappy people have been suic
160. of money is the source of all evil. How many unhappy people have been suicide, tempt
161. rob their employers, this from wretched love and desire of money. of A love drink. m
162. employers, this from wretched love and desire of money. of A love drink. money is alm
163. wretched love and desire of money. of A love drink. money is almost like a love of W
164. of A love drink. money is almost like a love of When this desire once possesses a ;
165. oney is almost like a love of When this desire once possesses a ; person he can never
166. an never rest like the he cries !'^ out will drunkard, "More, more he do anything to
167. . Try, then, honestly and get on in the world, but is religiously, to remember there
168. ously, to remember there it is anotlier world, and that of a great deal more conseque
169. t on well there. Shall I tell secret of being rich ? both here and hereafter My lay c
170. O we knew cent of it we would not enjoy one ? next year But if you are in wise you
171. wise you this may enjoy your money both world and in the next. that You know last God
172. rld and in the next. that You know last God for will judge us at the Grreat Day ; e
173. in the next. that You know last God for will judge us at the Grreat Day ; every thou
174. action secret that there no thought so God to does not know it. You may what at it
175. times, "My thoughts are I my own ' ; no one can know am thinking. People may guess
176. be sure." is My long ; children, there One who knows all every thought you are thi
177. u are thinking every day moment of your life you are thinking, from the moment you a
178. the morning until the moment you go to God sleep at night you are thinking. r YOUN
179. u are thinking. r YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. one of 31 these knows and reads can read th
180. y thoughts as plahi and plamer than you God will will judge you for all these thoug
181. oughts as plahi and plamer than you God will will judge you for all these thoughts.
182. s as plahi and plamer than you God will will judge you for all these thoughts. If th
183. l these thoughts. If they have been for good thoughts them, will if He reward you th
184. they have been for good thoughts them, will if He reward you they have been bad tho
185. y long you are doing something from the time you get up in the morning, until you go
186. t judge them as ; but they canthem, for God judges they cannot see the motive of yo
187. ink she would be doing ? her work for a good motive But people who saw her so quick^
188. ever at her business might say, "What a good girl! ; I. wish I had a she does in !"
189. ke her see how much this ; such a short time, and so well, too see, You my the child
190. ctions, and they looked very heart. But God saw her think What do you think God tho
191. But God saw her think What do you think God thought of her work ? Do you God will g
192. think God thought of her work ? Do you God will give her a reward for that YOUNG d
193. nk God thought of her work ? Do you God will give her a reward for that YOUNG day's
194. before she died? But she would get paid world tress ? for it in this Certainly, her m
195. ; but she would get nothing in the next world. H^low, I called this chapter " How to
196. how you can get Daid next also. in this world and in the My people children, there ar
197. they can get for their work all in this world ; they never think at get for it about
198. for it about what they may in the next. One feels so sorry for those people ! There
199. etting a money, which, — 34 ADVICE TO will all however useful and necessary, peris
200. necessary, perish ; and forgetting the wealth they steal it might lay up where no one
201. lth they steal it might lay up where no one can ever it from them —where no spoil
202. and I die, and go happy we may hope by God's mercy that we shall, then, perhaps, m
203. d's mercy that we shall, then, perhaps, many of you will me and say: "Oh, look at my
204. at we shall, then, perhaps, many of you will me and say: "Oh, look at my look how ri
205. d treasures I am now that I listened to good advice, come to — ! and laid I" up al
206. n My children, we shall only have w^ill one subject of regret, and that be that we
207. NG CATHOLIC then, perhaps, WOMEN. 35 by God's great mercy, we and I should go —yo
208. I should go —you — and stand before God's great bright Throne, and sing an Alle
209. se and Thanksgiving for for His Eternal Love — His goodness to us this poor sinner
210. self, in the this girl : had morning My God, I offer Thee, this day, ; All I shall
211. ad well, to tried to do her work please God, as well as to please her mistress at n
212. VICE in innocent TO any harm amusement. God many does not wish us to hve sad and lo
213. in innocent TO any harm amusement. God many does not wish us to hve sad and lonely
214. us a great sources of enjoyment in this world, and we may will see from this how much
215. of enjoyment in this world, and we may will see from this how much more He give us,
216. us, and do for us, in the next. please God, and have a reward You may in the next
217. , and have a reward You may in the next world even for the actions for which you do y
218. n for the actions for which you do your pleasure. ; It is a pleasure to eat and drink to
219. r which you do your pleasure. ; It is a pleasure to eat and drink told, in and we are Go
220. re to eat and drink told, in and we are God's Holy Book, the Bible, that only we no
221. so. may eat and drink for the glory of God, but that we ought which is to do I wil
222. God, but that we ought which is to do I will tell you a story, quite true, that will
223. will tell you a story, quite true, that will explain this better. There romeo. in It
224. rles Borof Milan, He was Archbishop for many years, and he devoted himself with his
225. crament. only be My the Day of known in Judgment, how many priests will have like laid d
226. be My the Day of known in Judgment, how many priests will have like laid down the th
227. of known in Judgment, how many priests will have like laid down the their lives for
228. heir lives for the poor, Jesus, priests Good Shepherd —how knew all many toil have
229. , priests Good Shepherd —how knew all many toil have been worn out with for us and
230. toil have been worn out with for us and labor poor sinners. Well, this good and holy
231. r us and labor poor sinners. Well, this good and holy Bishop very well that people c
232. eat trouble, as all day Of course, in a time for example when there was a plague, no
233. for example when there was a plague, no one could think of anything but attending t
234. f anything but attending to the sick at other times ; but he knew that people must ha
235. layed a game of chess with his friends. One day while he was thus employed, those w
236. e who were with him began to talk about death and the day of judgment, and they asked
237. egan to talk about death and the day of judgment, and they asked each other, "What would
238. he day of judgment, and they asked each other, "What would called ?*' you like to be
239. lled ?*' you like to be doing if to the other you were suddenly world You may would l
240. doing if to the other you were suddenly world You may would like be sure a great many
241. orld You may would like be sure a great many said they ; to be at their prayers but
242. of chess, he began like it for almighty God, and he died to be found do- would when
243. d he died to be found do- would when he will. ing Grod's So you see the great thing
244. sure that for us is to be we are doing God's will. is If what mat- we ters are doi
245. that for us is to be we are doing God's will. is If what mat- we ters are doing litt
246. , what we should grant us the pray that God would grace to receive the sacraments,
247. he sacraments, and to die with the full knowledge that we are dying and that we should so
248. be judged. this incident in But is the life of the saint to show us that we need no
249. we need not are in fear to die if we a state of grace, no matter what it our employm
250. fear to die if we a state of grace, no matter what it our employment innocent, may be
251. is and that we need not fear that Grod will be angry with us, or even be dis- pleas
252. aking some amuse- ment. My children, is God is not a hard master; the devil likes t
253. only hard master. He to make us commit sin, though he so as all attempts to disgui
254. hough he so as all attempts to disguise sin to us, make very it look pleasant, yet
255. k pleasant, yet we know real w^ell that sin never gives any 40 ADVICE TO pleasure,
256. l that sin never gives any 40 ADVICE TO pleasure, even in this world, and we cause all k
257. any 40 ADVICE TO pleasure, even in this world, and we cause all know very to well tha
258. TO pleasure, even in this world, and we cause all know very to well that sin will us
259. and we cause all know very to well that sin will us everlasting pain and misery in
260. we cause all know very to well that sin will us everlasting pain and misery in the w
261. ry to well that sin will us everlasting pain and misery in the world come. Some peop
262. l us everlasting pain and misery in the world come. Some people wish tainly to be ric
263. sake of their families. it is Cer- the duty of a father and a mother to try and do
264. en, their best to provide it is and the duty of a child to help her father and mothe
265. sometimes make an excuse very busy us. duty is for ; doing wrong. is The devil he a
266. t he suits temptations our weakness. He will go to the good father and mother, who a
267. tations our weakness. He will go to the good father and mother, who are anxious, and
268. , to provide for their children, and he will try to make them sin over-anxious. He w
269. children, and he will try to make them sin over-anxious. He will try to make them
270. l try to make them sin over-anxious. He will try to make them so anxious that they w
271. l try to make them so anxious that they will commit the Grod, or of distrusting sinf
272. ways of enriching themselves. He rents, will go to some good all girl, who is very a
273. g themselves. He rents, will go to some good all girl, who is very anxious to do she
274. to do she can for her pato take and he will tempt her some some will money, or some
275. to take and he will tempt her some some will money, or some article of dress, or ; f
276. on that she takes from does not it. and will never miss the devil is My do not will
277. will never miss the devil is My do not will children, very clever; listen to him, f
278. k he could get her to disobey to her it God openly, so he said was ''no harm.'' Bel
279. if you liave any doubt, ask ; him next time you go to confession *' re- member ry,'
280. s and remember that it not only in this world, but in the next, that we shall be sorr
281. s "goodness with content- great grace." life Be content with the the station in in w
282. with the the station in in which which God has placed you. that Be ever content wi
283. nd remember that though you may be this world, you may be very, very rich in the worl
284. orld, you may be very, very rich in the world to come. We read in the holy gospels of
285. come. We read in the holy gospels of a man of great wealth, who fared sumptuously
286. d in the holy gospels of a man of great wealth, who fared sumptuously every day, and d
287. to Hell. What 44 ADVICE all his fine TO good did clothes do him there ? What good di
288. TO good did clothes do him there ? What good did ? all the riches he once had it do
289. had it do him there What advantage was life to him then that he had the most dainty
290. f his on earth drop ? In Hell he wanted one water, and could not get it. of cold Al
291. olit- ney could not buy him so much tle one drop of water. The poorest beggar off.
292. at was a poor beggar who used the rich man's door. He had him ; scarcely enough of
293. when he was But, he had no children, he one to mind him. true my of had learned the
294. was But, he had no children, he one to mind him. true my of had learned the true se
295. ey rich. ; the secret how get This poor man, who had not a cent YOUNG in the world,
296. or man, who had not a cent YOUNG in the world, life. CATHOLIC WOMEN. all 45 his was m
297. who had not a cent YOUNG in the world, life. CATHOLIC WOMEN. all 45 his was making
298. t, making he was laying it by safely ia God's good bank in Heaven, and when he died
299. ing he was laying it by safely ia God's good bank in Heaven, and when he died he fou
300. his income now — ; living for all in eternity on the riches he laid up Heaven. ? Whic
301. ecessary for you to be a beggar in this world in order to be rich in Heaven ; it is o
302. t is only necessary that you should not love the riches or pleasures of this world m
303. ot love the riches or pleasures of this world more than God ; that you should try eve
304. es or pleasures of this world more than God ; that you should try even when you are
305. d try even when you are earning it nest labor to do money by your hofor God, to make
306. it nest labor to do money by your hofor God, to make a it good resolution will, to
307. o money by your hofor God, to make a it good resolution will, to do because it is Go
308. hofor God, to make a it good resolution will, to do because it is God's hav- and not
309. od resolution will, to do because it is God's hav- and not merely for the sake of i
310. the sake of ing money to spend even on good and ne- cessary objects. 46 ADVICE TO a
311. TO all My very children, let us pray to God love the often that we may not world no
312. ll My very children, let us pray to God love the often that we may not world nor the
313. y to God love the often that we may not world nor the things of the world, world will
314. we may not world nor the things of the world, world will pass for the away, and it i
315. not world nor the things of the world, world will pass for the away, and it is not w
316. orld nor the things of the world, world will pass for the away, and it is not worth
317. set our affections on CHAPTER III. THE HONOR OF BEING SERVANTS. We often often hear
318. affections on CHAPTER III. THE HONOR OF BEING SERVANTS. We often often hear people sa
319. r servant." this is My is children, the world 's idea, this it is the world 's says,
320. ." this is My is children, the world 's idea, this it is the world 's says, it opini
321. dren, the world 's idea, this it is the world 's says, it opinion, but not what God i
322. idea, this it is the world 's says, it opinion, but not what God is not what the holy
323. world 's says, it opinion, but not what God is not what the holy Angels say. The An
324. His holy little are servants, they are God 's a servants, for they are all will. d
325. are God 's a servants, for they are all will. day long doing this for Let us think o
326. ile, that it is we may see what a great honor to be a servant. ) : ; 48 ADYICE TO My
327. of lords —He took it on Him the very form of a servant for our sake how then can
328. a servant for our sake how then can any one consider ation to be a servant ? a degr
329. words of the Holy Apostle For let this mind he in you which was in Christ Jesus, W7
330. in you which was in Christ Jesus, W7io, being in the form of God, thought it not rohh
331. was in Christ Jesus, W7io, being in the form of God, thought it not rohhery to he eq
332. hrist Jesus, W7io, being in the form of God, thought it not rohhery to he equal wit
333. thought it not rohhery to he equal with God : of a But and in 5-7. einjytied hiinse
334. in 5-7. einjytied hiinself, talcing the form servant, heing made in the likeness of
335. servant, heing made in the likeness of man ii., hahit found as a man. (Philip My c
336. e likeness of man ii., hahit found as a man. (Philip My children, see what our Lord
337. ard it humble ourselves. He knew how we love the honors of this poor ; YOUNG world,
338. we love the honors of this poor ; YOUNG world, to CATHOLIC WOMEN. 49 how we would lik
339. mple, so He gave us Himself the ex- The world gives us the example of pride our dear
340. follow the we must exam- ple which the world gives us of pride, or the example which
341. pos- Matthew, says. 3-4.) This is what God so. But the world that does not say The
342. ays. 3-4.) This is what God so. But the world that does not say The world thinks the
343. so. But the world that does not say The world thinks the rich and the mighty are bles
344. and the grand are blessed. But even the world will admit that it is an honor to serve
345. e grand are blessed. But even the world will admit that it is an honor to serve a gr
346. even the world will admit that it is an honor to serve a great man. The world has its
347. it that it is an honor to serve a great man. The world has its its own ideas of gre
348. t is an honor to serve a great man. The world has its its own ideas of greatness, and
349. an Emperor. is wonderful how low people will stoop when they want to get into the fa
350. uished person. . But who is so great as God? and if it is an honor to serve a perso
351. who is so great as God? and if it is an honor to serve a person of high rank or great
352. f high rank or great fame, how great an honor must it not be to serve God Himself! YO
353. great an honor must it not be to serve God Himself! YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 51 We wh
354. e very very important service to a rich will man is pay you well If for it, unless h
355. y very important service to a rich will man is pay you well If for it, unless he me
356. le to serve a great Prince, or King, he will bestow rank on as well as you in money,
357. money, and may place you calls what the world a very high position. But how long long
358. a very high position. But how long long will the tiU will rank last ? last ? and how
359. osition. But how long long will the tiU will rank last ? last ? and how money It wil
360. ill rank last ? last ? and how money It will last just you die. Wo longer, not anoth
361. hen he it. dies, and there is an end of Eternity 52 ADVICE TO will last for ten or twent
362. here is an end of Eternity 52 ADVICE TO will last for ten or twenty or thirty thou-
363. or thirty thou- sand years, and even so many more that we cannot even attempt to cou
364. ot even attempt to count them. And what vice then? will he have to show for his sern
365. empt to count them. And what vice then? will he have to show for his sernothing why
366. en, let us be wise. the servants of the good, good God, will rewar(J us for who who
367. t us be wise. the servants of the good, good God, will rewar(J us for who who for ev
368. be wise. the servants of the good, good God, will rewar(J us for who who for ever a
369. se. the servants of the good, good God, will rewar(J us for who who for ever and eve
370. J us for who who for ever and ever, and will give us true riches and true rank, not
371. years, but ever and for ever. 'Now you will see what an honor it is to be a servant
372. and for ever. 'Now you will see what an honor it is to be a servant. It is the greate
373. is to be a servant. It is the greatest honor we this can possibly have to be the ser
374. ur Lord Jesus Christ. But besides great honor, which every good Christian may have, r
375. t. But besides great honor, which every good Christian may have, read I wish to show
376. ants of an earthly master, how great an honor they have. rOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 53 Mj
377. u should think yourself very happy, for many saints have lived just this very kind o
378. aints have lived just this very kind of life, and our Lord Jesus lived and worked va
379. the ser- —and think Him. was what an honor to be like Perhaps you have said to you
380. CE TO But this is a very great mistake. death, or sick- Money die, will not keep away
381. eat mistake. death, or sick- Money die, will not keep away ; ness, or family trouble
382. oney die, will not keep away ; ness, or family troubles and the rich must as the poor.
383. es, because the long for ever, in which will last are the riches which we lay up Hea
384. and the poor servant has quite as ties many opportuni- of laying up this treasure a
385. is treasure as the rich mistress. There will no doubt be many people rich in Heaven
386. e rich mistress. There will no doubt be many people rich in Heaven who were loved on
387. in Heaven who were loved on earth. Who God more than their money, and who used the
388. or Grod's glory more than for their own pleasure. But our Lord has told us Himself that
389. is it is hard for them to get through ; world and the next to Heaven truth and since
390. through ; world and the next to Heaven truth and since God, who is the very all Hims
391. and the next to Heaven truth and since God, who is the very all Himself, and who k
392. er off to be poor Besides, you have the honor to be hke our Lord Jesus Christ. instea
393. I I should with P^ say, I Oh, how thank God that ; am poor, like my Lord Jesus Chri
394. ke my Lord Jesus Christ that I have the honor of being obliged to serve others, like
395. d Jesus Christ that I have the honor of being obliged to serve others, like my Lord J
396. lessed Saviour lived for so years, with many Mary and Joseph, He served His blessed
397. children, if the poor only all knew how labor they might sanctify uniting it their by
398. ght sanctify uniting it their by to the labor of Jesus, how happy would they would be
399. wish to unite the intention ; you your labor this to the labor of Jesus, and you can
400. intention ; you your labor this to the labor of Jesus, and you can do little every m
401. with Him work for Him all day long. You will YOUNG CATHOLIC see, WOMEN. 57 when you
402. LIC see, WOMEN. 57 when you go pay you. will lay to Heaven, how richly lie will You
403. you. will lay to Heaven, how richly lie will You up treasures for yourself ; that wi
404. ll You up treasures for yourself ; that will make you you rich to all Eternity and,
405. lf ; that will make you you rich to all Eternity and, besides, in will really get on bet
406. u rich to all Eternity and, besides, in will really get on better this world. People
407. ides, in will really get on better this world. People who commit sin never prosper. a
408. on better this world. People who commit sin never prosper. a while. They may get on
409. nd money, and have carriages, this fall life, fine dresses, all the jDomp and pride
410. hey have never expected happen, and all will that they have so ; carefully laid up i
411. nd then see how miserable they are this world, They even have no pleasure in and they
412. they are this world, They even have no pleasure in and they ; have no hope in the next
413. in and they ; have no hope in the next world those who once praised them will turn a
414. next world those who once praised them will turn against them, and those who envied
415. inst them, and those who envied them 58 will ADVICE TO this is laugh at them —and
416. s, my is children, this the end in this world, and a very miserable end ; but what th
417. hat the end in the next — it in the ? world which will last forever and forever The
418. in the next — it in the ? world which will last forever and forever They have have
419. s Christ. ter mat- who we serve in this world no matter whether we are rich or poor,
420. ter mat- who we serve in this world no matter whether we are rich or poor, let us be
421. ur dear Lord. first all, all, what what will please Him, and last of will please our
422. what what will please Him, and last of will please ourselves. And we should remembe
423. servants of Jesus in every position in life. If it YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. streets, 5
424. UNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. streets, 59 was our duty to sweep the could Christ, after. still
425. d learn to try with our whole hearts to love our dear Lord and Saviour, and to do ev
426. a guardian spirit I am sure, that every one Angeh A bright, beautiful has been appo
427. bright, beautiful has been appointed by God to take care of each from the human sou
428. God to take care of each from the human soul, and to watch it moment of its creation
429. s creation until the its moment Some of death. of the holy guardian angels are in emp
430. they win repent —watching to see they will good, be sorry for having offended the
431. win repent —watching to see they will good, be sorry for having offended the good
432. good, be sorry for having offended the good God. The drunkard who goes reeling down
433. , be sorry for having offended the good God. The drunkard who goes reeling down And
434. ng down And, the streets has a guardian angel. my him child, you, too, have a guardia
435. my him child, you, too, have a guardian angel. Do you ? ever think about him, or pray
436. is looking at you, he ; watching every good thought and then that you how pleased h
437. you how pleased he when you say advice^ will try to follow good and to make yourself
438. when you say advice^ will try to follow good and to make yourself every day more hol
439. ir I angels do not it choose own work ; God chooses for them. want you to think abo
440. nclinations is ; but though there no is sin in this, we must sin, remember that it
441. though there no is sin in this, we must sin, remember that it sometimes a sin or ra
442. must sin, remember that it sometimes a sin or rather, that we may commit by wantTh
443. is own It is inclinations. called self will. ; a very dangerous temptation and peop
444. nd perhaps by trying to get it. We dian angel must try to be like the holy guar- ange
445. uar- angels. is My as if children, your good as well content to mind and take care o
446. children, your good as well content to mind and take care of you you were the great
447. you you were the greatest person in the world. of a poor sinner is The angel guardian
448. n in the world. of a poor sinner is The angel guardian quite as content to saint. min
449. gel guardian quite as content to saint. mind him as if is he were a great this ? And
450. CATHOLIC WOMEN. to 63 do any- and never desire what God try to be us, wishes. angels.
451. EN. to 63 do any- and never desire what God try to be us, wishes. angels. It We is
452. right, but we must is remember us that God's good grace ; never wanting to us if t
453. , but we must is remember us that God's good grace ; never wanting to us if that God
454. ood grace ; never wanting to us if that God will always help w^e will only ask girl
455. grace ; never wanting to us if that God will always help w^e will only ask girl : Hi
456. to us if that God will always help w^e will only ask girl : Him. A who has " Oh, !
457. ly ask girl : Him. A who has " Oh, ! to mind little children wiU say how I hate thos
458. I wish else to do." had something cook will say : A girl who is "Dear, dear, my wor
459. stress sees so much company, and for no one has any consideration me." The girl wno
460. ideration me." The girl wno does sewing will say: "I ma- wish I was in a place where
461. , and not be all day at this 64 chine." will I ADVICE TO A : girl who has to attend
462. ish I could sit still for an hour." The truth is, people are very seldom life. really
463. ." The truth is, people are very seldom life. really content with their state in thi
464. seldom life. really content with their state in this discontent is And all both wron
465. wrong and foolish. It is wrong because God has placed us in different positions in
466. placed us in different positions in the world, and we ought to be quite content with
467. ought to be quite content with His holy will, and to desire only to be what, and to
468. uite content with His holy will, and to desire only to be what, and to It is fool- be
469. to be. because all the grumbling in the world won't only make any change for us, and
470. mbling in the world won't only make any change for us, and it will make us unhappy, an
471. n't only make any change for us, and it will make us unhappy, and make those if abou
472. if about us unhappy we give way to it. God has its has put everything in the world
473. . God has its has put everything in the world in the place He own wishes it to be. Ea
474. why would be caused. We YOUNG CATHOLIC one person is WOMEN. 65 born rich and anoth
475. 65 born rich and another poor is ; why one person born to do one kind of work, and
476. her poor is ; why one person born to do one kind of work, and another person to do
477. other kind of work, but that he does is God knows, and as all wisest and best, we o
478. heads are numbered little that not even one bird can fall to the ground without His
479. bird can fall to the ground without His knowledge and permission, and how 66 ADVICE will
480. ledge and permission, and how 66 ADVICE will TO much more It is He not, and does He
481. rns us. true, that we have stars a free will, ; which the birds and have a choice. a
482. can take it or refuse If she takes for good is intentions, she will, may be sure th
483. f she takes for good is intentions, she will, may be sure that she doing Grod's and
484. do only a refuse not think think about God's will; who family, of themselves; who
485. ly a refuse not think think about God's will; who family, of themselves; who will si
486. e not think think about God's will; who family, of themselves; who will situation with
487. 's will; who family, of themselves; who will situation with a good Catholic and take
488. f themselves; who will situation with a good Catholic and take one with Protestants,
489. situation with a good Catholic and take one with Protestants, will try to pervert w
490. Catholic and take one with Protestants, will try to pervert who they know their fait
491. r to have work to do. This is not doing God's holy will, like the blessed guardian
492. ork to do. This is not doing God's holy will, like the blessed guardian Angels. YOUN
493. It is CATHOLIC WOMEN. 67 remarkable how many directions are given in the Bible to se
494. Apos- went to preach, St. was just the same. The Apostle Paul says to servants that
495. as the servants of Christ, : doing the will of serving to the it God from the heart
496. , : doing the will of serving to the it God from the heart vi., not eyeT — (Ephes
497. r those way : employed " Oh, it to work will say ; is no matter how it, do that no !
498. loyed " Oh, it to work will say ; is no matter how it, do that no !'' one will see no
499. y ; is no matter how it, do that no !'' one will see no one will be the wiser 68 AD
500. is no matter how it, do that no !'' one will see no one will be the wiser 68 ADVICE
501. how it, do that no !'' one will see no one will be the wiser 68 ADVICE children, t
502. it, do that no !'' one will see no one will be the wiser 68 ADVICE children, this i
503. tells My and doing the very thing which God you not to do. You are to do your work
504. servant of Christ." is But there '^With one more advice : a good will serving, as t
505. is But there '^With one more advice : a good will serving, as to to the Lord, and no
506. t there '^With one more advice : a good will serving, as to to the Lord, and not man
507. ill serving, as to to the Lord, and not many — (Eph. vi., 7.) Not grudgingly ing i
508. hard ; that would not be working with a good will. Your work may indeed ; be hard an
509. ; that would not be working with a good will. Your work may indeed ; be hard and tro
510. red and weary. in this, no the harm you will only all it more merit for it if you ca
511. 9 try and but for you must serve with a good will. People do not think much of labor
512. and but for you must serve with a good will. People do not think much of labor or f
513. good will. People do not think much of labor or fatigue selves ; when they it is are
514. can, and from the pure motive of doing God. to please When you have done -your bes
515. children, have a most holy and blessed duty confided to you, and one for which you
516. y and blessed duty confided to you, and one for which you must certainly give an ac
517. give an account at the great Day all of Judgment. that I duties If I were to write wish
518. he different of the different states of life and occupations, I should write a very
519. hich cannot do at present. is : But the duty of minding children important that I so
520. who have not charge of children at some time or the older other of their lives. girl
521. e of children at some time or the older other of their lives. girls At home, care of
522. can there are to help them ; m service many whose whole time is dediser- cated to c
523. help them ; m service many whose whole time is dediser- cated to children, and near
524. to children, and nearly every vant some time or other has to do with them, and there
525. ren, and nearly every vant some time or other has to do with them, and there are very
526. has to do with them, and there are very many who will read this book, their who may
527. with them, and there are very many who will read this book, their who may have w^il
528. who may have w^ill children of own ; or one day, please God, be married and have th
529. ll children of own ; or one day, please God, be married and have the care of a fami
530. God, be married and have the care of a family. How learn important it is that people
531. holy Angels are kind and helpless ones. will reward those who those good to poor lit
532. pless ones. will reward those who those good to poor little Those should who have ch
533. ld who have charge of children make the sign of the cross on them, for and say some
534. some to people who let call themselves good Catholics, will children their grow be
535. who let call themselves good Catholics, will children their grow be quite big withou
536. s. Remember commence you look this is a duty you cannot too soon. "When the dear it
537. nnot too soon. "When the dear it little one begins to take notice, serious, will se
538. tle one begins to take notice, serious, will see that but not cross, for a few minut
539. so lead on by degrees. ; You must you " will give the child good example this ; be s
540. s. ; You must you " will give the child good example this ; be surprised at you will
541. good example this ; be surprised at you will say, What matter what I do or say befor
542. is ; be surprised at you will say, What matter what I do or say before a 1" little chi
543. little child My children, it is a great will deal of matter. One day you be YOUNG te
544. My children, it is a great will deal of matter. One day you be YOUNG telling CATHOLIC
545. ren, it is a great will deal of matter. One day you be YOUNG telling CATHOLIC WOMEN
546. NG telling CATHOLIC WOMEN. 73 is, every one it is how clever the child aud how smar
547. sa}^, it notices everything, ; and how will and the next day you " Oh, never mind r
548. w will and the next day you " Oh, never mind right j the child cannot ? know." Which
549. il- dren know and notice, and that they will remember things that have happened even
550. l white satin dress. The little child's soul is white and pure, it and you are tryin
551. w but the person who teaches her knows, will and I promise you she about it not laug
552. ou she about it not laugh at the Day of Judgment. Again: nurses, and even parents, as wi
553. nt. Again: nurses, and even parents, as will teach chil- dren tricks, just they woul
554. monkey or or dog ; and perhaps two they will punish the child it for doing the very
555. h ? He said He that shall scandalize ^^ one of these ! YOUNG Utile CATHOLIC WOMEN.
556. ing yet how little people think of the sin of giving scandal to children — of gi
557. how much is it worse to teach all them evil St. Aloysius, You have heard of the hol
558. committed the imperfection, still least sin, or by repeating these words, it all he
559. hese words, it all he grieved about his life, as we should grieve, and perhaps a gre
560. a great deal more than we ever grieved sin. for a mortal ; 76 ADVICE children, TO
561. If gentle to them ; be loving to them. will they do wrong, as children fly in do wr
562. se very happy, or very un- comfortable. One of the first a domestic servant should
563. irst a domestic servant should study, a habit of order and cleanliness. will Some ser
564. tudy, a habit of order and cleanliness. will Some servants ; do twice as much work a
565. they have a better method they do every duty in regular order unless they are called
566. , ; and and cannot help it, they finish one duty well and care- fully before they b
567. and and cannot help it, they finish one duty well and care- fully before they begin
568. ng, and everything proper place ; and a time its for everything, and every- thing in
569. its for everything, and every- thing in one. time, are golden rules for every rules
570. or everything, and every- thing in one. time, are golden rules for every rules, Thes
571. ive place, in our plans and objects and will intentions, to Heaven, and all the rest
572. this rule works for do- CHAPTER V. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED. A GIRL who has a pla
573. L who has a place for everything, and a time for everything, has a place and a time
574. time for everything, has a place and a time for her prayers. fear there My children
575. prayers. fear there My children, I are many people who never what think of prayer.
576. ned is, it, what value it and the great necessity and of it. we may be more anxious about
577. about What is Prayer ? asking Prayer is God for what we want. 80 ADYICE is TO God o
578. s God for what we want. 80 ADYICE is TO God our Father. call He " has Himself taugh
579. Fatlier.'^ is. Xow let us think what a good father is A good father one who loves h
580. ow let us think what a good father is A good father one who loves his chil- dren, an
581. ink what a good father is A good father one who loves his chil- dren, and will be m
582. ather one who loves his chil- dren, and will be most anxious to do every- thing he p
583. the very best and kindest father in the world cannot always do what he wishes for his
584. t give them wis- dom. But our great and good Father, God, rich, is and wise, and all
585. is- dom. But our great and good Father, God, rich, is and wise, and all-powerful, a
586. us everything we ask Him But you asked will say, perhaps, that you have Him for man
587. ill say, perhaps, that you have Him for many things that He has not given you. YOUNG
588. ou. YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 81 that is My God children, is we must remember one but f
589. is My God children, is we must remember one but for us, a good Father, and that ; w
590. , is we must remember one but for us, a good Father, and that ; wise Father that no
591. nd that ; wise Father that no really He God who j a can know what we is good and th
592. ally He God who j a can know what we is good and that ask are like poor foolish chil
593. ad for us and surely w^e would not wish God for us. '' to give us what would be bad
594. us. '' to give us what would be bad We God say to God, Give us this day our often
595. give us what would be bad We God say to God, Give us this day our often ask daily b
596. we poison would only kill sometimes ask God for things which would kill our souls i
597. quite sure that every prayer sure that God hears we offer , and it. let us be quit
598. ears we offer , and it. let us be quite God answers child it U a little asked you f
599. o give her the knife. But you would not mind " — you ; would say she will to yours
600. ould not mind " — you ; would say she will to yourself, Poor little thing know bet
601. would only cut her —you would far not mind how much she cried. My children, we oft
602. n the knife would do the child, but the good God will not give them to us. He loves
603. knife would do the child, but the good God will not give them to us. He loves us t
604. fe would do the child, but the good God will not give them to us. He loves us too mu
605. hem to us. He loves us too much. But He will give us some- thing else instead. We ma
606. ead. We may be to for, quite sure, when God that in refuses give us anything we hav
607. gives us that is place something really good for us. Well, then, a good girl begins
608. thing really good for us. Well, then, a good girl begins in the morning by prayer. W
609. WOMEN. she 83 it morning, when knows is time to get up and begin the day's work, she
610. t hundred hundred thousand years hence, truth. would be very short of the And why ? B
611. y action of our lives ; and that reward will last, — 84 and will ADVICE TO be of b
612. ; and that reward will last, — 84 and will ADVICE TO be of benefit to us forever a
613. ly and very early every morning of your life, whether you it were tired or rested, o
614. t, unfortunately, we think so little of Eternity derful, — so little of the great, and
615. , and won- and everlasting riches which God has in store for us in the other world,
616. es which God has in store for us in the other world, and which are so If certain. you
617. ch God has in store for us in the other world, and which are so If certain. you delay
618. If certain. you delay —from whatever cause in the morning, you do yourself a serio
619. injury, because through your fault you time lose the which you ought to have given
620. given to prayer. My this children, you will never know in world the importance of p
621. y this children, you will never know in world the importance of prayer —you YOUNG C
622. ortance of prayer —you YOUNG CATHOLIC will WOMEN. lost 85 never know what you have
623. worst it that when vou do know, error. will too late to remedy your is Morning the
624. too late to remedy your is Morning the time and place for prayer. that ; Take care,
625. then, you pray and if at do, the right time and place you you may on If be sure tha
626. may on If be sure that everything else will go well. you set at your work in the mo
627. d probably die of starvation. Your poor soul wants food quite as much, and even more
628. more than your body. The food that your soul w^ants is the grace 80 of God, and ADVI
629. hat your soul w^ants is the grace 80 of God, and ADVICE TO for that you must ask Hi
630. ive us this day this our daily hread,^^ will means give us day the food that support
631. uls, and make them strong and vigorous, will as well as the food which support our b
632. h support our bodies. Do not let your ; soul starve. Ask and you shall have is for G
633. l starve. Ask and you shall have is for God will never refuse you what for your ete
634. arve. Ask and you shall have is for God will never refuse you what for your eternal
635. tly. ; Do not try two things at once it will not an- swer, either in a temporal or a
636. down and all to say their prayers, the time that they are saying the words they are
637. else. They are wondering some piece of will be a fine day, or will work YOUNG- CATH
638. ng some piece of will be a fine day, or will work YOUNG- CATHOLIC WOMEN. 87 be done
639. ey are thinksaid yesterday, or to- some one will some one do or say something day.
640. re thinksaid yesterday, or to- some one will some one do or say something day. My sp
641. id yesterday, or to- some one will some one do or say something day. My spoil child
642. rk is that ; you but are doing for this world after all, a pity the consequences are
643. njure for the a work you are doing next world, the consequences will be Eternal. Say,
644. are doing next world, the consequences will be Eternal. Say, now, and make will a g
645. ces will be Eternal. Say, now, and make will a good resolution about your morning pr
646. l be Eternal. Say, now, and make will a good resolution about your morning prayers.
647. prayers fervently and earnestly, asking God with your whole to heart to give well,
648. arth by Jesus Christ, Thy Son. Then ask God predominate be. to keep you from your w
649. te be. to keep you from your whatever : sin that day, it may If you are however pas
650. you are however passionate, say to ''My God, help me to-day, If I keep my temper ma
651. may be : provoked." you are proud, say God, help I "My day, however me may to be h
652. ud." If " you are slothful, say to : My God, help me to work well and faithfully to
653. re fond of eating or drinking, say: "My God, help me to overcome my love of eating
654. g, say: "My God, help me to overcome my love of eating and drinking to-day." YOUNG C
655. o says her prayers well in the morning, will go down to her work as ^ a lark, She wi
656. ll go down to her work as ^ a lark, She will work well because working for God; she
657. She will work well because working for God; she will work because her mind will be
658. work well because working for God; she will work because her mind will be at cheerf
659. king for God; she will work because her mind will be at cheerfully, rest ; she will
660. for God; she will work because her mind will be at cheerfully, rest ; she will be so
661. mind will be at cheerfully, rest ; she will be so happy else herself that she will
662. will be so happy else herself that she will will make every one happy. You hear her
663. be so happy else herself that she will will make every one happy. You hear her sing
664. e herself that she will will make every one happy. You hear her singing at her work
665. as learned at her parish church. People will say, !*' nice, brightis looking girl De
666. ren, Grod the source of all joy, of all happiness. The angels are always bright and happy
667. ways miserable and wretched. troubles ; Good people have good girl, their the who sa
668. d wretched. troubles ; Good people have good girl, their the who says her prayers re
669. rly, saints who prays to the regularly, will girl, have her troubles as well as the
670. but depend upon ADVICE it, TO still her mind will be happy. There may be tears in he
671. epend upon ADVICE it, TO still her mind will be happy. There may be tears in her eye
672. ppy. There may be tears in her eyes for death of her friends, or for her bles or sick
673. ness, in her heart. own trou- but there will be peace Her work will be well done, be
674. her heart. own trou- but there will be peace Her work will be well done, because she
675. trou- but there will be peace Her work will be well done, because she will give her
676. Her work will be well done, because she will give her whole will it, mind to it ; sh
677. l done, because she will give her whole will it, mind to it ; she have a regular ord
678. ecause she will give her whole will it, mind to it ; she have a regular order and me
679. she have a regular order and method in will try to and she do everything as well as
680. er indolence, and then said she had not time to say her prayers. She gets up cross,
681. blame herself, and so she blames every one else. — YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. '' 91 H
682. and if she looks for slept in them. the world as she had herself, She does not wash f
683. wash for she says she ''has either, not time" for that and so she feels very uncomfo
684. ves her temper and appear- ance, like a good wash. She goes down with every one. sta
685. e a good wash. She goes down with every one. stairs, ready to quarrel cat is The po
686. t she gives so it a kick, and ten falls one in doing she over a stool or a sauce-pa
687. , and no Her master has his business to mind, and he cannot afford to be late for it
688. nd the cry," girl sits down and has a ''good as to and thinks her mistress very unre
689. ress very unreaand wastes sonable, much time as would have allowed her pra^^ers well
690. auce- pans, and the mistress, and every one— have except herself. My children, yo
691. take care to to do everything in right time, its keep everything in above all, righ
692. old it, is the best policy. if So says .will proverb, and you think about verb you w
693. l proverb, and you think about verb you will liiid that the old pro- is true. But we
694. onesty as the best policy only for this world, though it certainly is the best we mus
695. e best we must I think about honesty as being the tu most pleasing God. am afraid the
696. t honesty as being the tu most pleasing God. am afraid there are very many who idea
697. pleasing God. am afraid there are very many who ideas have very confused or indisti
698. u must others, them must give and in to God. cases be, many be, trusted with the pr
699. them must give and in to God. cases be, many be, trusted with the property of to and
700. usly, very often, fulfill and very your duty? you how do You may fail in honesty by
701. great deal worse. A may large cook has many and If she great temptais tions in this
702. as would If she is serve for two days. family, living in a where there are a she grea
703. living in a where there are a she great many servants, may waste a very is ? great d
704. EN. ; 97 hope, think very wrong but she will not trouble herself for a second about
705. worth, dollars' no nor twenty worth of good food. little. Now let consi- der this a
706. t taking the mo? ney from him There are many ways of wasting food, and I have not ti
707. ny ways of wasting food, and I have not time to go into the sub- ject here, but I am
708. b- ject here, but I am quite sure every one who reads this, and has charge of cooki
709. s this, and has charge of cooking for a family, will know very well what I mean. Let s
710. and has charge of cooking for a family, will know very well what I mean. Let sake, m
711. sake, me beg now of you, for your poor soul's careless about this, if you have been
712. w servant j but excuses won't do in the other world, and careless servants can't expe
713. ant j but excuses won't do in the other world, and careless servants can't expect the
714. s servants can't expect the reward that will God His give hereafter to those who hav
715. vants can't expect the reward that will God His give hereafter to those who have fo
716. out their "perquisites," or saying that other people *'do the same." Do you suppose t
717. ," or saying that other people *'do the same." Do you suppose that it will if make y
718. *'do the same." Do you suppose that it will if make you other peo- suffer less in t
719. Do you suppose that it will if make you other peo- suffer less in the other world YOU
720. make you other peo- suffer less in the other world YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. ? 99 pie ar
721. you other peo- suffer less in the other world YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. ? 99 pie are puni
722. ple excuse themselves for doing wrong " other people " do will it What Is else differ
723. ves for doing wrong " other people " do will it What Is else difference make you? on
724. ll it What Is else difference make you? one a sin less a sin because some it. commi
725. What Is else difference make you? one a sin less a sin because some it. commits My
726. e difference make you? one a sin less a sin because some it. commits My sin, childr
727. less a sin because some it. commits My sin, children, if every one in the world or
728. it. commits My sin, children, if every one in the world or committed that sins of
729. s My sin, children, if every one in the world or committed that sins of thought, any
730. or committed that sins of thought, any other would not be the very best excuse for y
731. t excuse for you. Remember ; and as you love your poor soul, never, never forget tha
732. u. Remember ; and as you love your poor soul, never, never forget that God will judg
733. our poor soul, never, never forget that God will judge you for what you do, and not
734. poor soul, never, never forget that God will judge you for what you do, and not for
735. e you for what you do, and not for what other people do. Do you God, think you will d
736. nd not for what other people do. Do you God, think you will dare to say to at the D
737. other people do. Do you God, think you will dare to say to at the Day of Judgment,
738. k you will dare to say to at the Day of Judgment, " I stole or, because other people sto
739. Day of Judgment, " I stole or, because other people stole;" *'Iwas no worse than any
740. r's table, and per- haps she thinks she will never be suspected, and she takes it. S
741. a ring and a brooch, and she says, " No one will know," girl, and she takes she thi
742. ng and a brooch, and she says, " No one will know," girl, and she takes she thinks t
743. miserable. Sometimes she thinks she it, will restore but the devil won't effort to l
744. he says, 101 people "If I ?" tell, what will think of will me but she never says, "W
745. eople "If I ?" tell, what will think of will me but she never says, "What God think
746. nk of will me but she never says, "What God think of me ?" fess conBetter a thousan
747. d endure any punish- ment punishin this world, than to suffer to lose ment hereafter
748. to lose ment hereafter— perhaps even soul in the world to come. your Sin never a
749. t hereafter— perhaps even soul in the world to come. your Sin never a makes any one
750. ps even soul in the world to come. your Sin never a makes any one happy. When she s
751. rld to come. your Sin never a makes any one happy. When she steals person it steals
752. person it steals, because to she thinks will make her happy for ; have what she has
753. would like to spend she is on dress but will afraid, for she knows people to wonder
754. le to wonder how she got the money such good clothes. buy If she has stolen is and s
755. eeded, and 102 YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. he will only laughs at her at folly, as laugh h
756. s at her at folly, as laugh her in Hell sin if he can tempt her to he gets her comm
757. her to he gets her commit there. after sin, until My tation children, in it is eas
758. he beginning you ask the but if help of God's holy grace you do it not resist, in t
759. do it not resist, in the beginning you will find harder and harder every day. Tempt
760. TIONS. As long shall as we live in this world we be subject to temptations. Even the
761. empted, for the devil goes about devils sin. — or rather, a great many go about t
762. bout devils sin. — or rather, a great many go about trying to make us commit It is
763. f they succeed in their wicked purpose. God has given us the Holy Sacraments, and H
764. grace to enable us to if overcome every evil ; and we do not choose to use the help
765. we do not choose to use the help which God has given us we have no one to blame bu
766. help which God has given us we have no one to blame but ourselves. 104 ADVICE chil
767. g to say this, a few words to you about will and hope you often. read this over care
768. s over carefully and There saints is no sin in being tempted. ; The were tempted ou
769. carefully and There saints is no sin in being tempted. ; The were tempted our blessed
770. lessed Lord is was tempted. tation, The sin not in the tempin the which we cannot h
771. he temptation, which help. we can Every one is not tempted the same way. well the d
772. lp. we can Every one is not tempted the same way. well the different The devil knows
773. ATHOLIC WOMEN. obedient to 105 ber very good and parents, and be tempts ber to steal
774. , and you are if of bearing j but never mind, often telling it, you makes you tbink
775. m committing want. and so keeps tbat is sin — all I Tbe devil does not care tbe v
776. wbetber be tempts you by bad motives or good ones. It is indeed a good motive to bel
777. ad motives or good ones. It is indeed a good motive to belp your parents —a most b
778. your parents —a most boly motive, and one tbat God approves, and from wbicb tbous
779. nts —a most boly motive, and one tbat God approves, and from wbicb tbousands of I
780. for tbemselves up — 106 in ADYICE TO God's Bank in Heaven —he wants to rob the
781. of a not their own — all out ; wrong idea of duty to their parents sometimes, eve
782. t their own — all out ; wrong idea of duty to their parents sometimes, even, he wi
783. ty to their parents sometimes, even, he will make them take something to give to hel
784. o help a convent, or for a fair that is being held for some good object. He will say
785. for a fair that is being held for some good object. He will say to a girl, in girl
786. is being held for some good object. He will say to a girl, in girl her mind, " See,
787. ect. He will say to a girl, in girl her mind, " See, ; such a has given more than yo
788. ch a has given more than you the priest will think will feel more of her ;" and he t
789. ven more than you the priest will think will feel more of her ;" and he tempt you by
790. by is making you quite vexed that any one should do do. more than you temptation.
791. ou it give anything in charity, for the love you should do of God. A person might YO
792. charity, for the love you should do of God. A person might YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. g
793. for in it and be no better in the next world. The best worthless action if it is the
794. The best worthless action if it is the world becomes done from a bad motive. have a
795. becomes done from a bad motive. have a good motive It is Dear children, try to in e
796. not difficult. There that If is is only one really good motive, and the love of God
797. lt. There that If is is only one really good motive, and the love of God. to give yo
798. is only one really good motive, and the love of God. to give you were every dollar y
799. one really good motive, and the love of God. to give you were every dollar you ever
800. es or help convents, it would be of the love it little use unless you the did it for
801. little use unless you the did it for of God. And more the I freely you do for the l
802. d. And more the I freely you do for the love of God, more reward you will will have.
803. ore the I freely you do for the love of God, more reward you will will have. explai
804. do for the love of God, more reward you will will have. explain this because I am ve
805. r the love of God, more reward you will will have. explain this because I am very an
806. d soon after that been boastmg to every one of what she had done — telling all th
807. or ? it —would am I you you think the same of her I sure would not. say, You would
808. ur parents, or I to the church, for the love of you do it, am sure, first God —and
809. r the love of you do it, am sure, first God —and many of you, I hope, do it entir
810. of you do it, am sure, first God —and many of you, I hope, do it entirely for the
811. of you, I hope, do it entirely for the love of God ; YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. but some
812. I hope, do it entirely for the love of God ; YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. but sometimes y
813. d, and you like to hear it talked about will by your friends. Well, it, God reward i
814. d about will by your friends. Well, it, God reward it you for in Heaven ; for as fa
815. ven ; for as far as you did Him but you will not get as if it. much see, as you migh
816. e j cannot have our reward both in this world and the next. When we we are praised fo
817. we just lose so much of our reward the other world, and when we think that this rewa
818. st lose so much of our reward the other world, and when we think that this reward wil
819. rld, and when we think that this reward will be lost forever ever, it is and surely
820. t it. When to a thought comes into your mind to do anything which you be wrong, you
821. once to and say a short prayer you. to God help But listen, my children, there are
822. o say a prayer with lips, while all the time they are keeping in the temptations the
823. the temptations their minds. They have one eye on the temptation looking gold, at
824. ion properly is Indeed it not. You must will help yourself, and then God at help you
825. . You must will help yourself, and then God at help you. The longer you look YOUNG
826. t. The longer you keep an you saw a you evil thought in your heart, the sooner you w
827. l thought in your heart, the sooner you will consent to it. If lion coming to see do
828. ace you would make blocks as and put as many you could this is between you and dange
829. uld this is between you and danger. And God what you must do when you are tempted.
830. when you are tempted. Remember you free will. it !" that almighty has given People s
831. say that at the use to you to day of If Judgment. You God can help it. we If a could not
832. e use to you to day of If Judgment. You God can help it. we If a could not help doi
833. Grod's grace. grace. You must more it. God is willing to give If than you are to a
834. han you are to ask for to give us grace God were without our asking, so as to compe
835. ut our asking, so as to compel us to be good, then we would have no merit. He gives
836. ver you this ; are tempted, it think of will if you think of often it come easily to
837. u think of often it come easily to your mind when the temptation comes. We tion, it
838. for tempta- because we do not know Our life the moment may come. is one long wart
839. t know Our life the moment may come. is one long wart „i» YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN.
840. EN. fare with the devil 113 and our own evil incli- nations. The devil wants to get
841. devil if trying to us choose Hell, for sin, he can get us to commit a mortal are i
842. take us off to Hell we to die in mortal sin. God and invit- the holy Angels and hol
843. us off to Hell we to die in mortal sin. God and invit- the holy Angels and holy Mar
844. r or, " —say to the *' Hail Mary," Oh God, come my assistance, !" oh God, make ha
845. ary," Oh God, come my assistance, !" oh God, make haste to help me but when 114 YOU
846. e but when 114 YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. it God and sends help, jou must use the ; you
847. turn away from if it is temptation, an evil thought, if it returns again and again,
848. nd again, pray again and again, and you will be sure to conquer. CHAPTER Till. ADYIC
849. r, that our souls cannot Uyc. wonderful life how anxious people are about : the life
850. life how anxious people are about : the life of their bodies about this poor which m
851. or which must end so soon. die,"' TThen God in the says ''you must no one go, world
852. ,"' TThen God in the says ''you must no one go, world can keep you. in the all die,
853. n God in the says ''you must no one go, world can keep you. in the all die, You must
854. u. in the all die, You must and nothing world can prcYcnt it. We it must Yery and thi
855. is a thing which is certain must is be. Death indeed the only thing in the world of w
856. be. Death indeed the only thing in the world of which we can be certain. TTe G ! 11
857. w when that terrible great and is event will happen. There so nothing which young pe
858. s hard to realize the certainty full of life death. They feel themselves spirits, of
859. d to realize the certainty full of life death. They feel themselves spirits, of and v
860. of their lives is it. and they does not will But this make die any longer. You must
861. soon, it There nothing uncertain about death ; except the time it may be may is not
862. hing uncertain about death ; except the time it may be may is not be for years certa
863. ll pre- pared for it. When you gin, die life will be- and it is for this life that y
864. e- pared for it. When you gin, die life will be- and it is for this life that you sh
865. n, die life will be- and it is for this life that you should incessantly prepare by
866. oly Sacraments of the Church. now, with God's help, to say a few words about prayer
867. You know cannot live ; that you do not will you your body die. And and my children,
868. ildren, if you do not pray and use your soul will die j the Sacraments, think, oh th
869. n, if you do not pray and use your soul will die j the Sacraments, think, oh think w
870. k, oh think what a dreadful thing the ! death of your soul would be Think of is, what
871. at a dreadful thing the ! death of your soul would be Think of is, what Hell is —
872. er, you go Hell when great you die, you will have no one to blame in but yourself. M
873. ll when great you die, you will have no one to blame in but yourself. May God His a
874. ve no one to blame in but yourself. May God His and tender Mercy grant that no one
875. God His and tender Mercy grant that no one who shall read this little book may eve
876. ICE ABOUT PRAYER. I have already said a good deal about duty of saying your prayers
877. . I have already said a good deal about duty of saying your prayers every Better the
878. a few prayers with your whole heart and mind, than to spend an hour on your —— 1
879. ing alout You are speaking to the great God To you, who has made Heaven and earth.
880. has made Heaven and earth. the almighty God who has created and who in one second o
881. almighty God who has created and who in one second of time could send you to to Hel
882. ho has created and who in one second of time could send you to to Hell, where, alas!
883. rve be for our You must If speak to the good God with reverence, with attention, wit
884. e for our You must If speak to the good God with reverence, with attention, with re
885. ing to a King or Queen, or to any great man of this world, else would you be thinki
886. g or Queen, or to any great man of this world, else would you be thinking of somethin
887. ld you be thinking of something all the time, or looking about this, you? If you did
888. own benefit. that it interest, your own good, your children, own if My you went to s
889. nt to some and if friends to ask them a good favor, you were asking for all it the t
890. d favor, you were asking for all it the time looking about, and as if you were sayin
891. y When we the favors pray we are asking God for great favors, or we a are thanking
892. eful about their bodily strength ; they will get all the food they can to keep that
893. mine Ireland, died. when so Well, there many thousand people were many good, holy _i
894. o Well, there many thousand people were many good, holy _i YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. Iri
895. l, there many thousand people were many good, holy _i YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. Irish gi
896. 1 men, and women, and boys, and in this world, who might have Hved But they would fai
897. you Go the Protestant church, deny your religion and I will give bread,-' but they ; sai
898. estant church, deny your religion and I will give bread,-' but they ; said, "NoP' an
899. of bodily starvation sooner than offend God. They are are not sorry for it now. The
900. e safe thirst, or if heat. They to with God. And may we wish be with them some day
901. ose between dying of starvation in this world, and suffering eternal starvation in 12
902. ext, but ADVICE TO obliged in way "I or other we are to make will all some a choice.
903. liged in way "I or other we are to make will all some a choice. When temptation come
904. temptation comes we must food, the say, will," or ''I not;" and we must more de- giv
905. the Sacraments. you are where you have many temptations, and where you cannot get n
906. ons, and where you cannot get necessary time prayer or hearing Mass, you must be ing
907. ng Mass, you must be ing to sufiPer for will- in your earthly prospects for the good
908. will- in your earthly prospects for the good of your soul, and take any other place,
909. earthly prospects for the good of your soul, and take any other place, where you ma
910. for the good of your soul, and take any other place, where you may perhaps get but wh
911. perhaps get but where you less of this world's goods, may be able to do more for the
912. acquire a spirit of prayer — to get a habit of asking almighty God YOUNG CATHOLIC f
913. r — to get a habit of asking almighty God YOUNG CATHOLIC for WOMEN. 123 what you
914. n Sacraments, each of these ordained by God Himself, for our help and comfort in ou
915. u were able were a little child, before sin, you to commit actual you were taken to
916. he church and baptized —you were made one of God's own children. How into good Hi
917. ch and baptized —you were made one of God's own children. How into good His it wa
918. ade one of God's own children. How into good His it was of God family to take you th
919. n children. How into good His it was of God family to take you thus own make it is
920. ildren. How into good His it was of God family to take you thus own make it is — to
921. hus own make it is — to wipe away the soul, stain of original sin from your poor a
922. o wipe away the soul, stain of original sin from your poor and to it pure and white
923. l their poor souls, and put ugly, dirty sin on them. those God must be indeed very
924. and put ugly, dirty sin on them. those God must be indeed very angry with who do t
925. trength to keep the promises which your god-parents made for you Baptism, and the s
926. ith very great care. Spirit of The Holy God is always ready if to help us to do rig
927. ght, Spirit, CATHOLIC still AVOMEN. for God's 125 we can pray Holy and pray to God'
928. God's 125 we can pray Holy and pray to God's Holy liv.es. Spirit every day of our
929. ed that people should have for, greater love and devotion to, God, the Holy Ghost
930. have for, greater love and devotion to, God, the Holy Ghost —that they should it
931. it is continually ask His help, for the will of God that we should thus obtain spiri
932. ntinually ask His help, for the will of God that we should thus obtain spiritual st
933. rist ? It would re- quire the pen of an Angel to say what should be said love of ; an
934. of an Angel to say what should be said love of ; and it would require the an Angel
935. d love of ; and it would require the an Angel to thank God God as we should thank Him
936. it would require the an Angel to thank God God as we should thank Him for this won
937. would require the an Angel to thank God God as we should thank Him for this wonderf
938. for this wonderful gift. In us all the other Sacraments special gives some very grac
939. we can never know in 126 this ADYICE TO world all that Jesus does for us in the its m
940. t is do not see the grace in this which God gives us crament, but most Holy Saless
941. is grace of this Sacrament that it with God. We might have thought when Jesus died
942. could be done for us sinners ; but His love for us still is great that He desired t
943. to give Himself for us on The greatest love that is we can for us. show to a friend
944. how to a friend, to sacrifice our lives life for him, and so Jesus gave His If Jesus
945. to Hell when we this died. We deserved punishment for our sins, but Jesus suffered the cr
946. our sins, but Jesus suffered the cruel punishment of death on YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 127 t
947. Jesus suffered the cruel punishment of death on YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 127 the Cross,
948. WOMEN. 127 the Cross, through his great love, to save us. But He wished also. to giv
949. ament, into our poor hearts, to make us good and holy, and like Himself; and as He d
950. d how we should thank Him for His great love. is The Sacrament of Penance appointed
951. nce appointed by for the way His visit. God Himself to prepare us Now, when visitor
952. re ex- — 128 ADVICE TO is pected in a family, every preparation made to receive is t
953. e care for their friends, the more they will do to make a welcome for them. children
954. ry, very glad to see any child, when we one. My to my dear, dear child, how Oh, lik
955. My to my dear, dear child, how Oh, like many hundred thousand welcomes ought we not
956. usand else, thousand welcomes for every one only a cold one for Jesus say of those
957. sand welcomes for every one only a cold one for Jesus say of those least trouble ?
958. s say of those least trouble ? and What will we who to will not take even the visit
959. least trouble ? and What will we who to will not take even the visit prepare for His
960. ly we must remember however much we may love Jesus, never, never love we can more. a
961. er much we may love Jesus, never, never love we can more. and so we should always Hi
962. d so we should always Him enough try to love Him is ; The best way If to show our lo
963. ve Him is ; The best way If to show our love by our actions. a person says she loves
964. ns of friendship. some people, too, who will talk a great little. deal, but they wil
965. ill talk a great little. deal, but they will do very My ; children, talk won't take
966. is an old saying, that where there is a will there 130 is ADVICE TO a way ; many a g
967. s a will there 130 is ADVICE TO a way ; many a girl says, " Oh, I have !" not time t
968. ; many a girl says, " Oh, I have !" not time to go to Confession regularly My was ch
969. is only an excuse ; if it to a party of pleasure she would find time, depend on are, it.
970. t to a party of pleasure she would find time, depend on are, it. There however, cert
971. ish, and if they are really hindered by duty it and necessary business, for is not w
972. siness, for is not wrong, they have the good intentions, will accept that. and God Y
973. t wrong, they have the good intentions, will accept that. and God You less ought to
974. good intentions, will accept that. and God You less ought to go regularly to the o
975. d You less ought to go regularly to the one Confessor, and not be changing about, u
976. night should do, for prayers, as every good you would not take long preparing Confe
977. w words as and your own perwill and not other people's. Some sons, when they go to Co
978. hat she did to make you angry. Why, the good priest would want to have the patience
979. ry with you. Tell your own sins, and no one else's, and if you have anything else t
980. to Confession, you should spend a short time thanking for the great grace God He has
981. short time thanking for the great grace God He has granted you. My children, if we
982. ay more find you about in this, but you will instructions your Prayer Book for prepa
983. or the Sacra- ments, and I hope, please God, to write a Prayer Book for you before
984. is country, where there or sickness, or death. lives no more sorrow, My children, our
985. re sorrow, My children, our ought to be one long preparation for that happy home, w
986. at happy home, where wrapped up of this God and the holy Angels are waiting for us.
987. business But we and the think pleasures world, that we very little indeed about the n
988. ry awful, but at consoling, in the last same time very Sacraments. How how good God
989. ful, but at consoling, in the last same time very Sacraments. How how good God is to
990. last same time very Sacraments. How how good God is to us how infinitely, wonderfull
991. same time very Sacraments. How how good God is to us how infinitely, wonderfully me
992. re near our last end, we He give us an- other beautiful Sacrament to prepare us for t
993. ge to our Eternal home. fear, There are many people, I who do as they not think of G
994. - who and so ungrateful ; to presume on God's mercies they say, " God is very merci
995. to presume on God's mercies they say, " God is very merciful," and so they prepare
996. prepare themselves for take no care to death and judgment. Yes, my children, : 136 i
997. hemselves for take no care to death and judgment. Yes, my children, : 136 it ADVICE TO i
998. : 136 it ADVICE TO indeed true that is God is very mer- ciful, but it is also true
999. e ^ who thus de- ceive themselves. They will know, when too late, how is truly merci
1000.w, when too late, how is truly merciful God is, for His justice true mercy. God is
1001., how is truly merciful God is, for His justice true mercy. God is merciful to those wh
1002.ful God is, for His justice true mercy. God is merciful to those who love Him, but
1003.rue mercy. God is merciful to those who love Him, but when we disobey His commands a
1004.when we even excuse our sins by saying "God die is is is merciful, I will repent be
1005.by saying "God die is is is merciful, I will repent before I !" then we must feel Hi
1006.epent before I !" then we must feel His justice. too just not to punish the sinner. too
1007. the sinner. too just to He He show the same justice to the wicked that He does to t
1008.sinner. too just to He He show the same justice to the wicked that He does to the good.
1009.stice to the wicked that He does to the good. You have your choice now. for yourself
1010.can secure last hour, now, against your justice of the mercy or the God. My children, i
1011.gainst your justice of the mercy or the God. My children, in that hour of death, th
1012.r the God. My children, in that hour of death, the YOUNG best CATHOLIC WOMEN. 187 ; a
1013.t CATHOLIC WOMEN. 187 ; and the holiest will it need mercy 1 take care that you secu
1014.s, and mouth with the holy praying that God may wipe away senses. the sins we have
1015.at the moment we when perhaps our minds will be confused and stupefied, that we shou
1016.s we shall know what doing, this and by God's grace be able to receive Sacrament in
1017.— that terrible journey which we must other. all make some day or And this is the o
1018.l make some day or And this is the only time which we can Communion without fasting
1019. without fasting from midnight. See how good God is He knows that when we are dying
1020.out fasting from midnight. See how good God is He knows that when we are dying we m
1021. to do without food or receive the holy medicine, perhaps even for an hour, and so He al
1022. it is But probable that we may be with many we persons who are to receive the last
1023.rselves, and so I YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. will say a 139 should few words about how we
1024.s. When you very tell ill, are with any one who is you should beg of the doctor at
1025.ut you must send at once when danger of death. foolish, I there is There are people w
1026. had almost said "so wicked," that they will try to deceive friends, themselves abou
1027.riends, themselves about their and they will not listen or believe tells when the do
1028.e doctor them that there is danger. N'o one will die sooner for being will prepared
1029.ctor them that there is danger. N'o one will die sooner for being will prepared for
1030. is danger. N'o one will die sooner for being will prepared for death, and what at th
1031.nger. N'o one will die sooner for being will prepared for death, and what at the fau
1032. die sooner for being will prepared for death, and what at the fault you say day of J
1033.h, and what at the fault you say day of Judgment father, if through your your or mother,
1034.s not ? been carefully prepared to meet God 140 ADVICE TO tell Again, people are af
1035.ry, tell it, very wrong if you are some one afraid else to to them yourself, get do
1036.to to them yourself, get do but for the love of God, lose no time. The room where a
1037.em yourself, get do but for the love of God, lose no time. The room where a person
1038.get do but for the love of God, lose no time. The room where a person is dying shoul
1039.ld be allowed there ; it is bad for any one who is is very ill, and above all, it b
1040.s possible tion, distrac- and yet there will persons who, though they not the priest
1041.until the last in every bustle, moment, will let one else to keep up a noise and and
1042. last in every bustle, moment, will let one else to keep up a noise and and crying,
1043.ise and and crying, and clapping hands, soul. which must do harm both to body and An
1044. to body and And at last, when the poor soul all is just going to God to be judged,
1045.when the poor soul all is just going to God to be judged, perfectly should be quiet
1046.udged, perfectly should be quiet except one j)e^^sen, and YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. tha
1047.)e^^sen, and YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. that one person should say 141 some prayers, abo
1048.nd the Recom- mendation for a Departing Soul, in a low, but clear tone of voice. You
1049.prayers, for you might only confuse her mind you ; but you should say short prayers,
1050. ; but you should say short prayers, to time, just as it ; and say them from time se
1051.to time, just as it ; and say them from time see the person car ^)ear above all, you
1052., you should say prayers after the poor soul has gone to the presence of God. We tio
1053.e poor soul has gone to the presence of God. We tion in as to should give our relat
1054.ead. Masses The grandest funeral in the world will not do the poor soul one bit of go
1055.asses The grandest funeral in the world will not do the poor soul one bit of good, a
1056.neral in the world will not do the poor soul one bit of good, and 142 ADYICE TO tne
1057. in the world will not do the poor soul one bit of good, and 142 ADYICE TO tne may
1058.ld will not do the poor soul one bit of good, and 142 ADYICE TO tne may be fit means
1059.tne may be fit means of your committing sin of pride yourself. The Masses will bene
1060.tting sin of pride yourself. The Masses will bene- both yourself and the departed, b
1061.ne- both yourself and the departed, be- cause you will have a reward for your charity
1062.ourself and the departed, be- cause you will have a reward for your charity in getti
1063.ests were only two or three hundred the world, instead of many thousands ? Do we grat
1064. or three hundred the world, instead of many thousands ? Do we gratitude ever think
1065.nk of the great debt of we owe to these good and holy God's serto men, who give up t
1066.t debt of we owe to these good and holy God's serto men, who give up their vice ? ?
1067.holy God's serto men, who give up their vice ? ? lives to Can we ever do enough repa
1068.yet all they ask ; is that we should be good Christians that we should ! YOUNG CATHO
1069.e should ! YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. tiy to love 143 for and serve the good God, whose l
1070.OMEN. tiy to love 143 for and serve the good God, whose love they have given up the
1071. tiy to love 143 for and serve the good God, whose love they have given up the sure
1072.e 143 for and serve the good God, whose love they have given up the sures plea- of l
1073.e they have given up the sures plea- of life ; for whose love they go toil through s
1074. up the sures plea- of life ; for whose love they go toil through so much weary and
1075. they go toil through so much weary and labor. We of ought to pray very often for tho
1076.dents who are preparing for the service God in the different colleges through- out
1077.the different colleges through- out the world. My children, it is a grand it thing to
1078.uppose is an easy thing. See what these good for the love of young men give up Certa
1079.easy thing. See what these good for the love of young men give up Certainly God chil
1080.the love of young men give up Certainly God child- He will give them a great and a
1081.ung men give up Certainly God child- He will give them a great and a Oh, most magnif
1082.my we could only see the place that the good priests will get in Heaven, how see lik
1083.nly see the place that the good priests will get in Heaven, how see like we would ho
1084.ll get in Heaven, how see like we would honor them it, ; but live we do not by faith,
1085.ve we do not by faith, and they have to other Christians, and they have cares, and tr
1086.s, and troubles, and trials, like every one life else, and live. besides that, see
1087.nd troubles, and trials, like every one life else, and live. besides that, see what
1088.ung that they choose this hard hfe. How God must love them, how the Angels must lov
1089.they choose this hard hfe. How God must love them, how the Angels must love them, an
1090.God must love them, how the Angels must love them, and respect how we ! should rever
1091.lly of a priest. My to children, let no one ever tempt you sin ; commit such a even
1092. to children, let no one ever tempt you sin ; commit such a even if a priest should
1093.ace to judge it is not your him ; he is God's anointed, and unless a dreadful sin,
1094.s God's anointed, and unless a dreadful sin, priest should commit some church, or l
1095. He do, knows what is right better than will you and you may be sure you never be YO
1096. you. who think they know more than any one else who think themonly silly people
1097.eason may she be a nun, there is no why life. should not wish to be settled in But t
1098.e settled in But this is a very serious matter, though, unfortunately, people are too
1099.forgetting how much depends on making a good choice. ple talk about getting married
1100.ple talk about getting married as for a pleasure party were going out ; no wonder we hea
1101.ere going out ; no wonder we hear of so many unhappy ! 146 ADVICE TO marriages, and
1102.happy ! 146 ADVICE TO marriages, and so many very miserable homes My this children,
1103., at all events, I am am quite sure you will do so ; therefore I anxious to do what
1104.re asked to to marry, you ought to pray God to direct you. The peace and life happi
1105.ou ought to pray God to direct you. The peace and life happiness of your whole future
1106.o pray God to direct you. The peace and life happiness of your whole future may depe
1107.y God to direct you. The peace and life happiness of your whole future may depend, and pr
1108.r whole future may depend, and probably will depend, on the choice you make. first i
1109.he the question you should ask is, if ; man a good, practical Catholic a man who is
1110. question you should ask is, if ; man a good, practical Catholic a man who is not fa
1111., if ; man a good, practical Catholic a man who is not faithful to his God will not
1112.tholic a man who is not faithful to his God will not YOUNG CATHOLIC be faithful to
1113.ic a man who is not faithful to his God will not YOUNG CATHOLIC be faithful to his w
1114.ithful to his wife. WOMEN. is 147 not A man who a good Christian will not be a good
1115.his wife. WOMEN. is 147 not A man who a good Christian will not be a good hus- band.
1116.. is 147 not A man who a good Christian will not be a good hus- band. Don't think so
1117. man who a good Christian will not be a good hus- band. Don't think so much about mo
1118.money, or settling yourself well in the world, but think a great deal about your soul
1119.orld, but think a great deal about your soul, and about what will be good for you in
1120.at deal about your soul, and about what will be good for you in the world to come. M
1121.about your soul, and about what will be good for you in the world to come. Mind, I s
1122. about what will be good for you in the world to come. Mind, I say, that any a girl w
1123.l be good for you in the world to come. Mind, I say, that any a girl who marries lif
1124.ind, I say, that any a girl who marries life man given to drink, deserves the is of
1125.I say, that any a girl who marries life man given to drink, deserves the is of mise
1126.of your own fire, inclination into a no one would pity you if you were burned. will
1127. one would pity you if you were burned. will You might perhaps it say, " Oh, I chanc
1128. will You might perhaps it say, " Oh, I chance it ; won't burn me." girls talk. And th
1129.the way some They think because a young good-natured all, if man is or good-looking,
1130.nk because a young good-natured all, if man is or good-looking, and above he has a
1131. a young good-natured all, if man is or good-looking, and above he has a store and a
1132.nd a few be all right. dollars, that it will They are sure they won't suffer, whoeve
1133.nhappily, it is urge them on, because a good match. to live all Xow life you who wil
1134., because a good match. to live all Xow life you who will have your with this man, a
1135.ood match. to live all Xow life you who will have your with this man, and not your f
1136.w life you who will have your with this man, and not your friends. He may seem very
1137.runkard home jN"ever — a happy ^never will ; But you say you foolish, foolish idea
1138.will ; But you say you foolish, foolish idea reform him. A he it is more likely will
1139.idea reform him. A he it is more likely will pervert you. But you will ; say he litt
1140.s more likely will pervert you. But you will ; say he little is only takes a little
1141. this If you are so anxious to marry if man, let it him take the pledge, and he kee
1142.uaded to marry him, you for the rest of will repent your life. YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN.
1143.m, you for the rest of will repent your life. YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 149 No you girl
1144.such places. don't respect yourself, no one else will respect you. Take care of wil
1145.es. don't respect yourself, no one else will respect you. Take care of will care to
1146.one else will respect you. Take care of will care to this. young man marry a No good
1147.. Take care of will care to this. young man marry a No good girl whom are he sees g
1148.will care to this. young man marry a No good girl whom are he sees going to such pla
1149.h places. Remember, also, that when you world married you must bear and forbear with
1150.ied you must bear and forbear with each other. fect ; No one in this is per- you are
1151. and forbear with each other. fect ; No one in this is per- you are not perfect you
1152.ake to drink after it you marry, fault. will be generally your his if own will If yo
1153.ault. will be generally your his if own will If you make home you comfortable, don't
1154.ou make home you comfortable, don't, he will stay there; he go elsewhere for the com
1155. YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. and see that you love him, and care for hhxL more than ; for
1156., and care for hhxL more than ; for any one else in the will- whole world and that
1157.hxL more than ; for any one else in the will- whole world and that you would be ing
1158.n ; for any one else in the will- whole world and that you would be ing to sacrifice
1159. There are few married drink if men who good yourself, take wives. to they have real
1160.day, that you fulfill may have grace to life all the duties of your state of perfect
1161.ve grace to life all the duties of your state of perfectly, and God's Holy Grace will
1162. duties of your state of perfectly, and God's Holy Grace will be with you and with
1163.tate of perfectly, and God's Holy Grace will be with you and with yours. #.. CHAPTER
1164.urs. #.. CHAPTER X. ADYICE ABOUT GIVING GOOD EXAMPLE. You poor will say, ; perhaps,
1165.ICE ABOUT GIVING GOOD EXAMPLE. You poor will say, ; perhaps, I give '^ I am only a ?
1166. give '^ I am only a ?" girl it how can good example But is the duty of every one to
1167.girl it how can good example But is the duty of every one to give I wish to to good
1168.n good example But is the duty of every one to give I wish to to good example, and
1169. duty of every one to give I wish to to good example, and show you also, how you tha
1170.ou, may do is a great deal more —both good and harm —than you think. like Exampl
1171.reaching a sermon without saying a word will say ; —a queer sermon, but listen, my
1172.ueer sermon, but listen, my children, I will tell you about a Saint who preached It
1173.si, Saint whose name and have the great happiness to bear, to whose holy Order I have the
1174.r, to whose holy Order I have the great honor to belong. He was born at a place near
1175.aints of the as St. name of Francis, he many known very Francis of Assisi. He was al
1176.away money and went about with an old ; habit on, and without shoes or stockings in f
1177. like a poor beggar. his disciples ;" : One day he *' said to let us some of Come,
1178. and never said a word. " Father," said one of the monks, "you did not preach the "
1179.hey have girl something to say, and the good has preached a sermon, though she has n
1180. has never said a word. Oh, in how much good try. servants, life and girls if an hum
1181.rd. Oh, in how much good try. servants, life and girls if an humble station of may d
1182.ent to be 154 saints ADVICE TO or to do good ; you can even be and you can do God's
1183.o good ; you can even be and you can do God's glory and very good great, in the wor
1184. be and you can do God's glory and very good great, in the world, great things for t
1185.God's glory and very good great, in the world, great things for the good of souls. Oh
1186.eat, in the world, great things for the good of souls. Oh, think for one will little
1187.gs for the good of souls. Oh, think for one will little moment how ' * happy you be
1188.or the good of souls. Oh, think for one will little moment how ' * happy you be at t
1189. person says to you I thank you for the good example you gave me one while we were o
1190.nk you for the good example you gave me one while we were on earth ; it helped to m
1191.we were on earth ; it helped to make me good myself!" Or perhaps some for being the
1192.ke me good myself!" Or perhaps some for being the may even thank you very means of he
1193.nts. so, for They cannot help doing do, will so much depends on what they and how th
1194.t. They soon see ly, a servant does her duty honestwill and they make their though p
1195. Those who are not Catholics a Catholic will notice servant or '* tradesman very muc
1196.servant or '* tradesman very much. They will say, She believes her ; rehgion to be a
1197.e believes her ; rehgion to be a better one than ours now we shall !" see if she is
1198. by its fruit, and people do judge each other by what they do, not by what they say.
1199.ve to give for giving at the Day but of Judgment does such bad ex- ample and bringing di
1200. ex- ample and bringing disgrace on her religion, this not make the Church one bit less
1201. her religion, this not make the Church one bit less Holy. There always was, and pl
1202.less Holy. There always was, and please God there always will be thousands to atone
1203.always was, and please God there always will be thousands to atone and thousands of
1204. in her teaching, because she taught by God, and Holy in her Sacraments because the
1205.Sacraments because they are ordained by God. But consider now what a good Catholic
1206.rdained by God. But consider now what a good Catholic girl can do. or Her mistress,
1207. do. or Her mistress, if she is in ser- vice, those who employ her, or her neighbors
1208.he duties of YOUNG CATHOLIC AVOMEN. her state of life. 157 The CathoUc servant If sho
1209. of YOUNG CATHOLIC AVOMEN. her state of life. 157 The CathoUc servant If should be t
1210.ant in the house. she is not, the blame will too often be put on her religion by ign
1211. the blame will too often be put on her religion by ignorant people, and what a dreadful
1212. people, and what a dreadful thing this will be for her. Again there are some Cathol
1213.there are some Catholic servants who to will make a great work about going and talk
1214.to Confession, a great deal about their religion, and yet they will give very bad exampl
1215.deal about their religion, and yet they will give very bad example, for they will no
1216.ey will give very bad example, for they will not do their duty well. What That can g
1217.bad example, for they will not do their duty well. What That can girl people think?
1218.t That can girl people think? They fuss will say, " makes a great I about her religi
1219.s will say, " makes a great I about her religion, but is do not see that she This is any
1220.ot see that she This is any better than other people." Try, then, very bad. my childr
1221. then, very bad. my children, to give j good exyour ample for years and years after,
1222.years and years after, conduct and your good example will be remembered and talked a
1223.rs after, conduct and your good example will be remembered and talked about. some li
1224.talked about. some little Perhaps child will have grown up to be 158 a ADYICE will T
1225.d will have grown up to be 158 a ADYICE will TO woman, and be thinking about the tru
1226.d be thinking about the true Faith, and will be inclined to a Catholic. will say, be
1227.th, and will be inclined to a Catholic. will say, become If you gave good example sh
1228. Catholic. will say, become If you gave good example she Catholic " I ; remember we
1229.emember we had a servant she was such a good girl, always she regular at her busines
1230.for all thought a great deal of her she religion, it, though she never said much about w
1231.k well done to she wanted to go Mass or will Confession. if How happy it be for you
1232. happy it be for you you have left this good impression of your religion, and that e
1233. have left this good impression of your religion, and that even very remember will notic
1234.r religion, and that even very remember will notice it, young children things though
1235.hough they may not say a word at the it time, they will think of after. years and ye
1236.may not say a word at the it time, they will think of after. years and years You sho
1237.g about hgion, and there are so 159 re- many dififerent opinions that they are alway
1238. opinions that they are always ready to change about from one to another, so that it i
1239.y are always ready to change about from one to another, so that it is a sort of amu
1240.ue with each different they they can do other. But it is very with Catholics. We have
1241.ut it is very with Catholics. We have a Religion and a Faith which was never altered, so
1242.to take great know the doctrines of her religion well. At the present day, when people r
1243.nly to argue with you, may disturb your mind or insult your religion, you had better
1244.u, may disturb your mind or insult your religion, you had better keep out of her way or
1245.you do not wish is to argue, for ; your mind quite made up but if you find that a qu
1246.tholic faith have been converted by the good example of their servants, and i_ YOUNG
1247.s, and i_ YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 161 the good explanation which they gave of their re
1248.le, and that preach. we can is all give good ex- the best sermon we can "We should a
1249.tle when we hear do others ridicule our religion. am sorry to say there are this, some P
1250.ay there are this, some Protestants who will some Protestants wno torment ^^ their f
1251.o torment ^^ their fellow servants with being " Papists and ''Irish." IN'ow we need n
1252.ed not to be ashamed try, either of our religion or our counrevile us for either, that i
1253.people no reason I why we are to commit sin. am afraid there are some Catholics who
1254.me Catholics who defend only does their religion in a ; harm who get way that angry when
1255.t should this is act. not the It is way good CathoHcs certainly right that we we sho
1256.very earnest in the defence of our holy religion to ; that lay down our lives that we wa
1257.attle, than down their "What way and of will say right has she to speak in that reli
1258.will say right has she to speak in that religion ?" my This is what a girl sometimes, wi
1259.ce, in a very angry tone of voice. !N'o one reli- has any right to speak against yo
1260.for WOMEN. 163 you to lose is your that soul. is Howthe ever untrue the thing less s
1261.ngry more you should and to try to give good example, teaches show that your religio
1262.ve good example, teaches show that your religion you to be very patient. You may quiet,
1263.ll, it and of most consequence of Grod. will please is In the second place, there no
1264.re noth- ing makes people so ashamed of being an- gry as giving them a gentle answer
1265.hey may say a word about talk it at the time, they will their about it when passion
1266. a word about talk it at the time, they will their about it when passion has cooled
1267.passion has cooled there down, and they will say, " Well, must be something in that
1268.. very anxious you should think about A good girl has a great deal of influence, and
1269., more is, and humble, and holy she she will the I more influence have. Now this hop
1270.ore influence have. Now this hope every good girl will read I book, to to and there
1271.nce have. Now this hope every good girl will read I book, to to and there are two th
1272.nce to keep them from quarrelling about religion. You have friends brothers, and fathers
1273.iends brothers, and fathers, and if who will be influenced by you, the right you go
1274.deal, and in a now and then you can pu5 good word. If you know any one who try is te
1275. you can pu5 good word. If you know any one who try is tempted to to drink, and per
1276.NG CATHOLIC WOMEN. priest at once for a time. 165 and take the pledge, even will oft
1277.r a time. 165 and take the pledge, even will often listen to a Men wo- man when one
1278.ge, even will often listen to a Men wo- man when one If else. they would not listen
1279.will often listen to a Men wo- man when one If else. they would not listen to any y
1280.eople who are inclined to quarrel about religion, talk to them when you can get a quiet
1281. is faith. not the best way to defend I will tell you two stories, ones that I know
1282. know to be true, and which happened in family. all my own and best ther, Nearly I our
1283. cook she was a Welsh woThe really too, man, a fearful temper. Catholic, coachman w
1284. temper. Catholic, coachman was a and a good servant, but he had a temper 166 ADYICE
1285.is woman used to take a wicked his reh- pleasure in teasing the gion, in man about and a
1286.s reh- pleasure in teasing the gion, in man about and above all, when he would come
1287.use, as have is know to be true, though many years ago since it happened. The man sh
1288.h many years ago since it happened. The man should have prayed for patience, and fo
1289.e prayed for patience, and for a little memory, and trying if the wo- man had gone on
1290. a little memory, and trying if the wo- man had gone on should have him this way, h
1291.him this way, he left his situation, no matter how well off he was. No one should ever
1292.tion, no matter how well off he was. No one should ever commit one membered forgot
1293.l off he was. No one should ever commit one membered forgot that sin to prevent ano
1294.ld ever commit one membered forgot that sin to prevent another, and he should have
1295.as woman for teasing him, I was for 168 being afraid, ADVICE TO made also, eat the me
1296.am that it when people is quarrel about religion, because they are an- gry at being taun
1297.t religion, because they are an- gry at being taunted themselves, as as for love of t
1298. at being taunted themselves, as as for love of the faith. much Well, the next Frida
1299.ants and ; my father soon found out the cause but though he was a Protestant, he inju
1300.. 169 she ever dared to give the coach- man meat again on a Friday, or anything tha
1301.fraid. Now cy, a if it had not been for God's mer- murder might have been committed
1302.k how dreadful been if would- have that man had killed a fellow crea! ture in his r
1303.w crea! ture in his rage. ders Alas how many mur''bad and how much blood" is caused
1304. how much blood" is caused by disputing religion, the very last subject in the world abo
1305. religion, the very last subject in the world about which people should quarrel. You
1306. quarrel. You his right, see, if the it man had gone all if quietly to set master,
1307.n the way risk of committing a dreadful sin. To show what can be done by ness, I wi
1308.in. To show what can be done by ness, I will tell gentle- you another butler, story.
1309.me years who only staid with us a short time, to a Catho- and he went to be sacrista
1310.e went to be sacristan lic Church. This man happened to be Fri- with us during Lent
1311. to be Fri- with us during Lent, and on Good day he persuaded the whole family not t
1312. and on Good day he persuaded the whole family not to taste meat ; he begged so hard,
1313.fully about it, and asked how could any one refuse to fast on the day that Jesus di
1314. day that Jesus died for us, that every one agreed except one lady. She had some bu
1315.ed for us, that every one agreed except one lady. She had some but she meat taken c
1316.OUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 171 gentleness and good example, and only at the last great Day
1317. last great Day, shall we know all that good CathoHc servants have done, and how the
1318.ir prayers to convert sinners and their good example. CHAPTER XL ADVICE ABOUT SOME P
1319.d al- ways prefer service in a Catholic family. may not get so good wages, or she may
1320.ce in a Catholic family. may not get so good wages, or she may have on earth harder
1321. have on earth harder work, but, as you will all be well rewarded in Heaven for for
1322. be well rewarded in Heaven for for the love of you do loss of ; God, the to the wag
1323.en for for the love of you do loss of ; God, the to the wages will be made up you t
1324. you do loss of ; God, the to the wages will be made up you there and as you will be
1325.es will be made up you there and as you will be well rewarded for your work, the mor
1326. do not it injure your health. girl But will sometimes happen that a YOUNG CATHOLIC
1327.173 and then, indeed, she needs to give good ex- ample, and to be regular in her att
1328.u, however, not to go into a Protestant family that you know to be very bitter against
1329.r reason : this It is not right for any one to put herself in the way of temptation
1330.n the way of temptations, and in such a family you would probably have great temptatio
1331.here are some Protestants who never let will is a Catholic girl alone, and this no p
1332.fortable, and not likely to injure your religion ought to do ; and in such families you
1333. ; and in such families you well. first One of the very things that Pro- testants w
1334.e of the very things that Pro- testants will attack a Catholic girl about 174 is ADV
1335.estants would have no Bible at yet they will say that Catholics do not care about th
1336.do not care about the Bible. I hope you will attend very carefully to the short expl
1337.ch I to give you, am going and that you will try to keep them in your mind. Only thi
1338. that you will try to keep them in your mind. Only think, dear children, if how happ
1339. of converting some ! Protestant to the one true Faith it Would can- not be worth a
1340.le trouble ? You then not do stand much good what you unless read, you and try to un
1341.try to under- take some trouble. People will it read a story ; very willingly, becau
1342.y call " dry ;" may do them very little good, — YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. and if it is
1343. great harm, ** while the ; dry "' book good and thus they may do them may do good t
1344.k good and thus they may do them may do good to for all others, which may benefit th
1345. for all others, which may benefit them Eternity. Now charge First olics, : I is will te
1346.ternity. Now charge First olics, : I is will tell you how foolish this against Catho
1347.hem Church, and they wrote in the Bible many many to of the instructions which our t
1348.hurch, and they wrote in the Bible many many to of the instructions which our to Lor
1349.e Luther, the founder of the Protestant religion, used to laugh at parts of the Protesta
1350.kept the whole Bible carefully from the time of the Apostles to the present day, it
1351.nting was found out, and this a fact no one can deny. is Then, Protestants say that
1352. Then, Protestants say that the priests will not allow Catholics to read the Bible.
1353.the Church to which the priests belong, will not allow us to read Protestant Bibles,
1354.Church, because the Church appointed by God Himself, to teach us; and our 178 ADVIC
1355. me." 16.) let ^^ — (St. Peter, If he will not hear the Church, thee as the heathe
1356.tain that we cannot interourselves, for God has ; we cannot and it is Protestants w
1357.it and when they do agree, for would be time enough change. them to ask us to Again
1358.they do agree, for would be time enough change. them to ask us to Again Protestants co
1359.cs with submitting to their priests and being led by them^ and yet Catholics are YOUN
1360.if them to do. Our Lord Himself says we will not hear the Church, we are like the he
1361.urch, for '' He said to St. Peter TJiou art Peter, and upon this roch I will build
1362.r TJiou art Peter, and upon this roch I will build my Church, and it, the gates of H
1363.l not prevail against to thee the and I will give Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, sha
1364. which never has changed, and never can change, and beheves not a part of the Bible, b
1365.which has the from our sins. power from God to release us 180 ADVICE TO will say *'
1366.er from God to release us 180 ADVICE TO will say *' Then Protestants a is But how ca
1367.ay *' Then Protestants a is But how can man forgive you your sins." Why Jews this t
1368. Jesus Christ Himself. My ; children, a man by cannot forgive us our sins of himsel
1369.lf, his own power or authority but when God gives him power to do so, then he can f
1370.t in his own power, but by the power of God. A King can forgive a murderer, but he
1371. through the he sends the meselse. some one be What say, a fool will man would who
1372.e meselse. some one be What say, a fool will man would who would "I not take this pa
1373.else. some one be What say, a fool will man would who would "I not take this pardon
1374.nts say, "Oh, but you believe in saints good works, and you pray to angels, and and
1375.rks, and you pray to angels, and and no one can save you " but the Lord Jesus Chris
1376.Poor Protestabout what what a pity they will talk YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. they do not
1377. A Protestant might be the most learned world, and the cleverest man in the man in th
1378.e most learned world, and the cleverest man in the man in the world, and yet a poor
1379.ned world, and the cleverest man in the man in the world, and yet a poor little beg
1380.and the cleverest man in the man in the world, and yet a poor little beggar Catholic
1381.reat deal more. All the learning in the world won't take people to Heaven, and the on
1382.ven, and the only true learning is what God teaches us ; for God alone knows everyt
1383.e learning is what God teaches us ; for God alone knows everything, and what other
1384.or God alone knows everything, and what other people know is only guessing at the tru
1385.her people know is only guessing at the truth. is But in religion there no guessing.
1386.s only guessing at the truth. is But in religion there no guessing. We Catho- we are all
1387.nts profess to be so fond, and yet they will is not believe it. The truth that Prote
1388.nd yet they will is not believe it. The truth that Protestants deceive themselves, an
1389. a it all, but we Catholics believe and love the whole Bible. They accuse us works,
1390.yet their if it of believing in to tell good ; was wrong do so and own Bible would t
1391.e must not but do them. only believe in good works, The Apostle, shall it St. James,
1392.at says shall profit, my hrethren, if a man ii., he hath faith, hut hath not works
1393.at the devils have in it because they j God and do them ? tremble yet what good doe
1394.ey j God and do them ? tremble yet what good does So that we cannot » YOUNG CATHOLI
1395.NG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 183 be saved without good works, as well as faith. And, my to chi
1396.lives. My children, this kind of f[iith will all not the save them. doctrines Hell.
1397. the holy Church, and go to You must do good works —not be- cause good works of th
1398.go to You must do good works —not be- cause good works of themselves will save you,
1399.You must do good works —not be- cause good works of themselves will save you, but
1400.not be- cause good works of themselves will save you, but because the tree You do n
1401.ve you, but because the tree You do not love do what He commands fruit. known by its
1402.do what He commands fruit. known by its God unless you is you, and you cannot go to
1403. and you cannot go to Heaven unless you love God. Luther, the real founder of the Pr
1404.you cannot go to Heaven unless you love God. Luther, the real founder of the Protes
1405.her, the real founder of the Protestant religion, was a bad, wicked man, and 184 SO, ADV
1406. Protestant religion, was a bad, wicked man, and 184 SO, ADVICE TO of course, he wr
1407.of course, he wrote and spoke against ; good works testants, and, unhappily, many Pr
1408. ; good works testants, and, unhappily, many Pro- who are not wicked as he was, foll
1409. in the Lord Jesus It is Christ, and He will save me !" very hard to know what Prote
1410.G CATHOLIC WOMEN. 185 we are told, that will ensure our Eternal Salvation. Again, Pr
1411. think that them we w^orship we worship God, which we do it is not do. Now Protesta
1412.ery bad to have Protest- ants bring the same charge against us again and again, and
1413.and pray to we worship in place of them God, when we have told them again and again
1414. again and again that we do not. If any one should is taunt you thus, the best plan
1415.if what you and what you do not it they will not believe you will be because 186 ADV
1416.you do not it they will not believe you will be because 186 ADVICE TO they do not ch
1417.ss is their if own ; you have done your duty, and angry you only commit a all you ge
1418.y you only commit a all you get this is sin, and that the devil wants. Just say, qu
1419.t quiet answer and your own all silence will do far more good than use. the ar- gume
1420.d your own all silence will do far more good than use. the ar- guments you could You
1421., just you would ask the prayers of any good Every time a priest person in this worl
1422.would ask the prayers of any good Every time a priest person in this world. says Mas
1423.good Every time a priest person in this world. says Mass he asks the people to pray f
1424. ask our sinful fellow- who are in this world, to pray for us, how much more should w
1425.re should we not ask those who are with God in Heaven, and creatures, YOUNG CATHOLI
1426. knows that is going on in Angels. this world, and so do the holy In the parable of t
1427.y In the parable of the rich find this, man and Lazarus we the holy Angels do. and
1428.We are told in the Acts of the Apostles God icr ought hy the hand of miracles, so t
1429. themp We should remember the words, '' God 188 wrought ;" it ADYICE TO was God Him
1430. '' God 188 wrought ;" it ADYICE TO was God Himself who gave it is the relics their
1431.Himself who gave it is the relics their virtue, as only God who can saints. give virtu
1432. it is the relics their virtue, as only God who can saints. give virtue to the reli
1433.irtue, as only God who can saints. give virtue to the relics of the It is therefore si
1434.we put It is the saints in the place of God. God Himself who us, has given ; the sa
1435.t It is the saints in the place of God. God Himself who us, has given ; the saints
1436.one in their to own church j it is only God's church that the power of workis ing m
1437. my ing place every day in the chmxh of God. I hope to write another book for you,
1438. our times. It is true that Protestants will not be- lieve these miracles ; but my c
1439.s, says ^^ : And whereas he had done so many rOUNG CATHOLIC VVOMEI^. 191 miracles be
1440.ot believe saints. the miracles done by will God's But though people w^ill believe t
1441.lieve saints. the miracles done by will God's But though people w^ill believe these
1442. undoubtedly taunting Catholics with is being superstitious, and beheving what not tr
1443.hould to do. have anything We know that God allows the devil to have a great deal o
1444.eive people and lead them away from the truth, and this 192 is * ADVICE TO tries to o
1445.h, and this 192 is * ADVICE TO tries to one of the very things which he deceive peo
1446.ich he deceive people by now. Those who will not beleive in God's cles saints, and t
1447.e by now. Those who will not beleive in God's cles saints, and the mira- worked by
1448.worked by them, are allowed, with great justice, to believe in the devil and the wonder
1449.CE ABOUT DEVOTIONS TO OUR BLESSED LADY. One thing I am sorry to say that some is Pr
1450.votions which Cathohcs to the Mother of God, and sometimes they it is say such thin
1451.ings that hard indeed to But, keep from being very angry. children, the my even humbl
1452. Mother of Jesus in her was never angry life ; —never, whole blessed and when we k
1453. and when we know how Jesus, the Son of God, her only child was scourged and persec
1454. stead for those unhappy people, in; of being angry with them and when against people
1455.le go the about giving lectures Cathohc religion, we it, should keep away from such noti
1456.encouraged to go on find that Catholics will when they go to such places, even to op
1457.ces, even to oppose them. Leave them to God. He will judge them to we can only pray
1458.n to oppose them. Leave them to God. He will judge them to we can only pray for them
1459.an only pray for them, and try atone to God for their sins. It may ; please us for
1460. their sins. It may ; please us for the time to go to such places — YOUNG CATHOLIC
1461.e 195 who speak m them, but Grod the it will not please God, and the more people, is
1462.m them, but Grod the it will not please God, and the more people, is displeased by
1463. done her. We fact cannot have too much love and de- votion to the Mother of Jesus.
1464.r should be to enough of itself make us love her. And if the Saints can do so much f
1465.YICE TO how much more can the Mother of God do, who was the only smless woman She !
1466. fails and the miserable, and she never one any who trusts her, however humble, how
1467.her poverty. deal — far more than any one was devoted ever suffer, but she never
1468.mplained. to the service for, Her whole life of God, and she neither cared nor YOUNG
1469.. to the service for, Her whole life of God, and she neither cared nor YOUNG CATHOL
1470.LIC WOMEN. thought about, this 197 poor world, except so far as she could help sinner
1471.ould help sinners to get to that better world which shall be Eternal. Pray to her oft
1472.l. Pray to her often, ; my you children will ; ask her to be your mother gret the co
1473. and you obtain her help at the hour of death, special will when you need it most. My
1474. her help at the hour of death, special will when you need it most. My bye spares ch
1475.ldren, I must now bid you goodI for the life, present. hope, if God for my to write
1476.u goodI for the life, present. hope, if God for my to write another book you soon.
1477. 198 ADYICE for ; TO Pray for me, and I will promise to pray you indeed, I have alre
1478., I have already prayed often for every one " who shall read this Good Advice." Sis
1479.ten for every one " who shall read this Good Advice." Sister Mary Frances Clare, Con
1480.ittle Mary Francis, the icriter of this good [Translation.] booh To our Beloved Daug
1481. in recording the actions of so gTeat a man you have placed before the eyes of the
1482. you have placed before the eyes of the world the benefits received through the 200 L
1483. the 200 LETTER FROM THE POPE. Catholic religion so clearly that they can no longer be F
1484. that sat in darkness and the shadow of death, but he reclaimed and civilized their w
1485. him throughout the land, together with being remarkable for faith and piety, devoted
1486.d when the rest of Europe was wasted of science. by barbarous hordes, and overpowered w
1487.rowded to her shores, and sent out very many men, most distinguished for learning an
1488.olic See, because St. Patrick taught no other faith except that which was handed down
1489.sual indulgence, bound them together in love, and reduced them to those habits of li
1490.ve, and reduced them to those habits of life which, are worthy of man's dignity. "Wh
1491.ose habits of life which, are worthy of man's dignity. "While these facts refute mo
1492.lse charges of ignorance, darkness, and opposition to progress which are not unfrequently
1493. ignorance, darkness, and opposition to progress which are not unfrequently brought agai
1494.ainst the Church and this Holy See, the Life of St. Patrick, as written so carefully
1495.t of pointing out this benefit to every one, and the more questioned. ; LETTER FROM
1496. violence, fraud, or afiliction, for so many ages, we have every ground to trust tha
1497.nd to trust that this most pious people will be still aged to tread in the footsteps
1498.heir having placed before them anew the memory of former glorious deeds. We certainly
1499. certainly augur this successand at the same time we ful issue from your labor ; mor
1500.ainly augur this successand at the same time we ful issue from your labor ; more enc
1501.at the same time we ful issue from your labor ; more encourancestors, by impart to yo
1502.i30stolic Benediction, as an earnest of God's favor and a pledge of Our good^dll. G
1503.nest of God's favor and a pledge of Our good^dll. Given at Bome, at St. Peter's, the

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