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1.    Basclay Steeet. 1872. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1872, by
2. . CHAPTER I. PAGS Begin at the beginning You who left dear Old Ii-elaud and went
3. — 17 CHAPTER How TO GET KICH A rolling stone gathers no Going to n. 22 bad pla
4. ET KICH A rolling stone gathers no Going to n. 22 bad places St. Story about mos
5. IV CONTENTS. CHAPTER The honoe of being servants in. PAGE 47 last ? How long wi
6. ul says to servants Advice about minding children Story of St. Aloysius, the hol
7. t, continued What is prayer ? On getting ujd in the morning Short Prayer for the
8. s prayer ? On getting ujd in the morning Short Prayer for the morning V. 79 79 8
9. the morning Short Prayer for the morning V. 79 79 82 88 90 The girl who gets up
10. The girl who gets up late in the morning . . . , CHAPTER Advice about honesty Wa
11. . , CHAPTER Advice about honesty Wasting food Stealing money, jewels or dress VI
12. vice about honesty Wasting food Stealing money, jewels or dress VI. 94 96 100 .
13. dress X. 151 153 155 Protestants arguing about reH.ofion VI CONTENTS. PAGE Catho
14. 70 What happened in my own family Eating meat on Friday CHAPTER XL Points of con
15. cles Protestants beHeve in table-turning and spiritrapping . . 173 175 179 183 1
16. eHeve in table-turning and spiritrapping . . 173 175 179 183 187 191 . CHAPTER X
17. EN. -- CHAPTER I. BEGIN AT THE BEGINNING. There learned, is no one in the world,
18. ood painter, he spends his time learning the art of painting, and to blend and m
19. ds his time learning the art of painting, and to blend and mix his colors. If a
20. incapable of Their friends pity working any longer. them ; if they are fond of
21. What about the twenty, and fifty, living thirty, for? and and a hundred hundred
22. more, you would only be at the beginning of Eternity that life —of about which
23. ife —of about which I advice. am going to give you good Many of you to left de
24. nt out there. You were never done asking questions, and you were quite right YOU
25. one 14 ADVICE in a TO his summer evening convent. wood away from He was a holy o
26. God for has different ways of preparing people this Heaven, and is was His way.
27. full as he and walked on he was admiring the beauty of the flowers and the beaut
28. After a little, he heard a bird singing. He stopped to listen. it. anything lik
29. ging. He stopped to listen. it. anything like longer. tiful, He had never He sto
30. go on. last the bird At stopped singing. He it hastened back to the monastery,
31. out a quarter of an hour, he saw getting very late. it was the The sun was set,
32. bright stars had come out in the evening sky. He soon at first it reached his mo
33. e thought was the dark shades of evening that had made everything appear so diff
34. ades of evening that had made everything appear so different, that had made the
35. monastery so dark and ancient look. ing. An old monk came and opened This seeme
36. that he had monastery one summer evening and had YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 17 never
37. of a as if bird, that time it listening to the and how seemed to him he had bee
38. ? and blessed home, where we everything shall have we can possibly desire thirs
39. cold j ADVICE TO shall where we clothing, never want sleep ; money nor where we
40. ick the time passes when we are enjoying ourselves, when we are with friends who
41. hen we listen to some But we all amusing conversation, or some beautiful music.
42. onder ever be day When P' we are tossing about on the sea, and very sick, we say
43. ich in the next. I The advice I am going to give you will, hope, help you in thi
44. ere are some people who think of nothing they can add dollar to dollar. to love
45. ave it. for the very pleasure of looking at misers, They are and you know no one
46. more unhappy they are. Instead of being glad that they have so YOUNG CATHOLIC W
47. t I hke with My own in children, nothing of our this sense. We have the power, l
48. sin, and this poor man ; was committing sin. Everything we have belongs to God,
49. oor man ; was committing sin. Everything we have belongs to God, because God has
50. God, because God has given us everything. He gives us our health, and our time,
51. the sinful, selfish pleasure of hoarding it ; up, and thinking that he has like
52. easure of hoarding it ; up, and thinking that he has like but some people money
53. should see or hear, then she is do- ing very wrong, and putting herself in dang
54. n she is do- ing very wrong, and putting herself in danger both in this world an
55. u know, is however, ; poison a bad thing what would you say poison taste, to a p
56. al wiser and it ? better to have nothing to do with SO the wisest And with way i
57. es. There an old never one is it, saying, " That a rolling stone It will if gath
58. ever one is it, saying, " That a rolling stone It will if gather moss.'' means t
59. ather moss.'' means that always changing one gets no good by though we may fancy
60. no 28 ADVICE in TO harm self ; changing a place to better one^s should only peo
61. le be quite sure that they are bettering themselves, and fare that they are not
62. selves, and fare that they are not going further to worse. / Sometimes it might
63. s, father and mother, or other depending upon you, if whom you ought to support,
64. ed to lay married, and want by something for your future home, then you would be
65. rt on itself There no harm in in wishing to in having or it money, or make earn
66. There no harm in in wishing to in having or it money, or make earn money that ;
67. earn money that ; the harm is in caring for more than we care for God, who has
68. ill drunkard, "More, more he do anything to get more. Try, then, honestly and ge
69. well there. Shall I tell secret of being rich ? both here and hereafter My lay c
70. I my own ' ; no one can know am thinking. People may guess may say, I guess I kn
71. guess I know what you of;' are thinking but they can only 'guess,' they cannot
72. knows all every thought you are thinking every day moment of your life you are t
73. day moment of your life you are thinking, from the moment you awake in the morni
74. from the moment you awake in the morning until the moment you go to God sleep at
75. o to God sleep at night you are thinking. r YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. one of 31 thes
76. punish you. ; All day long you are doing something from the time you get up in t
77. . ; All day long you are doing something from the time you get up in the morning
78. from the time you get up in the morning, until you go to bed at night, you are
79. il you go to bed at night, you are doing live something. Those whom you with can
80. d at night, you are doing live something. Those whom you with can judge your act
81. vant girl wanted to go in 32 the evening to ADVICE TO some uud place of amuse- m
82. he knew that bad words would be drinking, said, and that there would be and swea
83. id, and that there would be and swearing, and gambling, and ; bad dances and tha
84. here would be and swearing, and gambling, and ; bad dances and that she got thro
85. he might go to this place in the evening. Do you think she would be doing ? her
86. evening. Do you think she would be doing ? her work for a good motive But people
87. pay her work ; but she would get nothing in the next world. H^low, I called this
88. ose people ! There they all are, working always like slaves day long, and quite
89. g, and quite little content with getting a money, which, — 34 ADVICE TO will a
90. l and necessary, perish ; and forgetting the wealth they steal it might lay up w
91. fore God's great bright Throne, and sing an Alleluia of Praise and Thanksgiving
92. g an Alleluia of Praise and Thanksgiving for for His Eternal Love — His goodne
93. ness to us this poor sinners, in opening Bank for us., and allowing us to lay up
94. s, in opening Bank for us., and allowing us to lay up our treasures there. N'ow
95. . N'ow suppose that, instead of hurrying her work for a bad purpose, said to her
96. herself, in the this girl : had morning My God, I offer Thee, this day, ; All I
97. All I shall do, or think, or say Uniting it with what was done On earth, by Jesu
98. t city he went about, day people, trying to all, and help night, among last it t
99. t the and comfort them, and above giving them the children, Sacrament. only be M
100. could not be day on their knees praying, or attending the sick. of great troubl
101. day on their knees praying, or attending the sick. of great trouble, as all day
102. a plague, no one could think of anything but attending to the sick at other time
103. ne could think of anything but attending to the sick at other times ; but he kne
104. at would called ?*' you like to be doing if to the other you were suddenly world
105. to be found do- would when he will. ing Grod's So you see the great thing sure
106. l. ing Grod's So you see the great thing sure that for us is to be we are doing
107. g sure that for us is to be we are doing God's will. is If what mat- we ters are
108. will. is If what mat- we ters are doing little not sinful in it is. itself, it
109. ertainly, if we could know we were going to die, we YOUNG CATHOLIC might wish ti
110. might wish tion ; WOMEN. 39 to be making an act this is ot contri- no doubt for,
111. ith the full knowledge that we are dying and that we should soon be judged. this
112. even be dis- pleased with us for taking some amuse- ment. My children, is God i
113. ery to well that sin will us everlasting pain and misery in the world come. Some
114. excuse very busy us. duty is for ; doing wrong. is The devil he always trying to
115. ing wrong. is The devil he always trying to tempt very well what his He knows ;
116. will commit the Grod, or of distrusting sinful perhaps of taking ways of enrich
117. of distrusting sinful perhaps of taking ways of enriching themselves. He rents,
118. nful perhaps of taking ways of enriching themselves. He rents, will go to some g
119. n listen to temptation. you saw a coming up to you, would you stop to talk 42 to
120. ," us, the Bible calls is him a "roaring about to deceive us do wrong. who alway
121. to deceive us do wrong. who always going and to try and make See how well he man
122. angerous faults come this from listening to "It is kind of temptation. devil. no
123. rm, but he was a liar from the beginning. When you and say to are tempted to do
124. ou and say to are tempted to do anything, yourself, "perhaps it is no harm," sto
125. e next, that we shall be sorry for doing wrong. My ment children, is "goodness w
126. of had learned the true secret of making to money rich. ; the secret how get Thi
127. e. CATHOLIC WOMEN. all 45 his was making money Yes, and he w^as doing more than
128. was making money Yes, and he w^as doing more than it, making he was laying it b
129. , and he w^as doing more than it, making he was laying it by safely ia God's goo
130. doing more than it, making he was laying it by safely ia God's good bank in Heav
131. nd is it all there quite safe. He living on his income now — ; living for all
132. He living on his income now — ; living for all in eternity on the riches he la
133. you should try even when you are earning it nest labor to do money by your hofor
134. hav- and not merely for the sake of ing money to spend even on good and ne- ces
135. tions on CHAPTER III. THE HONOR OF BEING SERVANTS. We often often hear people sa
136. s, for they are all will. day long doing this for Let us think of while, that it
137. as a servant. the very He, the very King of kings, and Lord of lords —He took
138. u which was in Christ Jesus, W7io, being in the form of God, thought it not rohh
139. and in 5-7. einjytied hiinself, talcing the form servant, heing made in the lik
140. iinself, talcing the form servant, heing made in the likeness of man ii., hahit
141. often, it. we may to It learn something from it People do not think any dishono
142. or humiliation be the servant of a King or an Emperor. is wonderful how low peo
143. re able to serve a great Prince, or King, he will bestow rank on as well as you
144. will he have to show for his sernothing why just —nothing. Let us be My child
145. w for his sernothing why just —nothing. Let us be My children, let us be wise.
146. t for others, whether you do by laboring in the them in your own homes, or fam-
147. ish I like my mistress ; she has nothing to do herself ; all day but amuse she h
148. have money can never want any- 54 thing else. ADVICE TO But this is a very grea
149. quite as ties many opportuni- of laying up this treasure as the rich mistress.
150. our Lord Jesus Christ. instead of saying, " Oh, For the future, how like I wish
151. us Christ that I have the honor of being obliged to serve others, like my Lord J
152. ew how labor they might sanctify uniting it their by to the labor of Jesus, how
153. and be. how is rich they The great thing must wish to unite the intention ; you
154. s, and you can do little every morn- ing by saying the of this book. verse at pa
155. can do little every morn- ing by saying the of this book. verse at page 35 You
156. e at page 35 You need it not be thinking it about well if it all day, though wou
157. t sometimes but you should certainly ing, or make it, this offer- offering like
158. ly ing, or make it, this offer- offering like this every mornyourself, ing. By d
159. fering like this every mornyourself, ing. By doing you engage as it were, in the
160. e this every mornyourself, ing. By doing you engage as it were, in the service o
161. ins are sure to find them out, something they have never expected happen, and al
162. t they must go and they can take nothing with them —surely these poor people a
163. r Lord and Saviour, and to do everything we can to please Him. CHAPTER IV. SOME
164. guardian angels are in employed minding kings and queens in ; some are employed
165. ; some are employed gentlemen ; minding ladies and in and some are employed min
166. ies and in and some are employed minding poor beggars. Yes, even the unin prison
167. 1 have guardian angels, who are watching them —watching to see if if they win
168. ngels, who are watching them —watching to see if if they win repent —watchin
169. to see if if they win repent —watching to see they will good, be sorry for hav
170. see they will good, be sorry for having offended the good God. The drunkard who
171. good God. The drunkard who goes reeling down And, the streets has a guardian an
172. ink about him, or pray to He is standing beside you now —quite is close to you
173. quite is close to you. He is is looking at you, he ; watching every good though
174. . He is is looking at you, he ; watching every good thought and then that you ho
175. ther, that we may commit by wantThis ing to follow our is own It is inclinations
176. eat deal of imperfection, by complaining that they cannot have their own way, an
177. ave their own way, and perhaps by trying to get it. We dian angel must try to be
178. or never wish to YOUNG themselves, thing except CATHOLIC WOMEN. to 63 do any- an
179. us that God's good grace ; never wanting to us if that God will always help w^e
180. ildren I wish else to do." had something cook will say : A girl who is "Dear, de
181. sideration me." The girl wno does sewing will say: "I ma- wish I was in a place
182. shes us to be. because all the grumbling in the world won't only make any change
183. ay to it. God has its has put everything in the world in the place He own wishes
184. ot, and does He not ft direct everything that concerns us. true, that we have st
185. ns, she will, may be sure that she doing Grod's and she ought to be content and
186. vent their religious them from attending just duties, because they less expect t
187. or to have work to do. This is not doing God's holy will, like the blessed guard
188. is : My children, think of " Not serving hut, to the eye, as it were joleas- ing
189. hut, to the eye, as it were joleas- ing men, as the servants of Christ, : doing
190. men, as the servants of Christ, : doing the will of serving to the it God from
191. s of Christ, : doing the will of serving to the it God from the heart vi., not e
192. r 68 ADVICE children, this is TO serving to the eye, tells My and doing the very
193. O serving to the eye, tells My and doing the very thing which God you not to do.
194. e eye, tells My and doing the very thing which God you not to do. You are to do
195. th one more advice : a good will serving, as to to the Lord, and not many — (E
196. ny — (Eph. vi., 7.) Not grudgingly ing it or impatiently, by think- hard ; tha
197. think- hard ; that would not be working with a good will. Your work may indeed
198. gue selves ; when they it is are working for them- only when they are working It
199. ing for them- only when they are working It is for others that they complain. tr
200. t can, and from the pure motive of doing God. to please When you have done -your
201. ed, that is enough. ADVICE ABOUT MINDING CHILDKEN. You, who have charge of child
202. at present. is : But the duty of minding children important that I so must say a
203. yer day, is them every night and morning, until the child itself. old enough to
204. their grow be quite big without teaching them their prayers. Remember commence y
205. or a few minutes every night and morning, and that you try to fold its little ha
206. of matter. One day you be YOUNG telling CATHOLIC WOMEN. 73 is, every one it is
207. ud how smart sa}^, it notices everything, ; and how will and the next day you "
208. . it is to do, When you you are teaching it to please the devil. Whenever you sa
209. n should never hear, you are just acting as if you threw mud and dirt on a beaut
210. is white and pure, it and you are trying to make ugly. dark and : ; 74 I ADVICE
211. mean !" — it does not know what saying The poor it ; child certainly does not
212. they will punish the child it for doing the very things they taught themselves.
213. the deaths of the sea^ — Matt, And ing yet how little people think of the sin
214. little people think of the sin of giving scandal to children — of giv- them ba
215. ection, still least sin, or by repeating these words, it all he grieved about hi
216. xample. Be If gentle to them ; be loving to them. will they do wrong, as childre
217. Do not revenge on them your own feeling of annoyance at what they have done. Yo
218. ere is and so." You may be sure anything that you do not wish your mistress to i
219. ; and even were no harm — only a thing you did — YOUNG not wish CATHOLIC WOM
220. poor you great injury, for are teaching to be deceitful. ADVICE ABOUT DOMESTIC
221. ecause they are stronger or more willing, but because they have a better method
222. NG CATHOLIC WOMEN. in its for everything, and everything proper place ; and a ti
223. N. in its for everything, and everything proper place ; and a time its for every
224. er place ; and a time its for everything, and every- thing in one. time, are gol
225. ime its for everything, and every- thing in one. time, are golden rules for ever
226. D. A GIRL who has a place for everything, and a time for everything, has a place
227. or everything, and a time for everything, has a place and a time for her prayers
228. re anxious about What is Prayer ? asking Prayer is God for what we want. 80 ADYI
229. will be most anxious to do every- thing he possibly can for them. But the very
230. rful, and He for. can give us everything we ask Him But you asked will say, perh
231. she will to yourself, Poor little thing know better to when she gets older." Sh
232. oo much. But He will give us some- thing else instead. We may be to for, quite s
233. hen God that in refuses give us anything we have asked of it that He else gives
234. He else gives us that is place something really good for us. Well, then, a good
235. then, a good girl begins in the morning by prayer. When she is called in YOUNG
236. the CATHOLIC or WOMEN. she 83 it morning, when knows is time to get up and begin
237. little, end My up children, this waiting a little to get — for whatever reason
238. you would have no diffi- culty in rising very cjuickly and very early every morn
239. ry cjuickly and very early every morning of your life, whether you it were tired
240. cold, you were sure benefit. of getting some great temporal But, unfortunately,
241. e of the great, and won- and everlasting riches which God has in store for us in
242. ay —from whatever cause in the morning, you do yourself a serious injury, beca
243. will too late to remedy your is Morning the time and place for prayer. that ; T
244. ou you may on If be sure that everything else will go well. you set at your work
245. ell. you set at your work in the morning without taking any food, and worked on
246. your work in the morning without taking any food, and worked on all day without
247. ill feel quite faint towards the evening. The harder you worked the worse you wo
248. r prayers, the time that they are saying the words they are thinking of somethin
249. y are saying the words they are thinking of something it else. They are wonderin
250. the words they are thinking of something it else. They are wondering some piece
251. of something it else. They are wondering some piece of will be a fine day, or wi
252. ATHOLIC WOMEN. 87 be done before evening ing of what if ; or they are thinksaid
253. LIC WOMEN. 87 be done before evening ing of what if ; or they are thinksaid yest
254. me one will some one do or say something day. My spoil children, this is very wr
255. e of it work is that ; you but are doing for this world after all, a pity the co
256. l or injure for the a work you are doing next world, the consequences will be Et
257. ill a good resolution about your morning prayers. Begin the it day well, and you
258. eave the room where you sleep, in saying in your prayers fervently and earnestly
259. prayers fervently and earnestly, asking God with your whole to heart to give we
260. : — 88 ADVICE TO day My Lord, Uniting it I offer Tlaee this All I shall do, o
261. al indolence." If you are fond of eating or drinking, say: "My God, help me to o
262. ." If you are fond of eating or drinking, say: "My God, help me to overcome my l
263. d, help me to overcome my love of eating and drinking to-day." YOUNG CATHOLIC WO
264. overcome my love of eating and drinking to-day." YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. The gay
265. who says her prayers well in the morning, will go down to her work as ^ a lark,
266. lark, She will work well because working for God; she will work because her mind
267. ke every one happy. You hear her singing at her work some of the nice songs she
268. ple will say, !*' nice, brightis looking girl Dear children, Grod the source of
269. hod in will try to and she do everything as well as she possibly can. Look at th
270. e is put out of temper. A nice beginning herself, for the day! She is angry with
271. s is next to godliness, and after saying your prayers, there is nothing brighten
272. er saying your prayers, there is nothing brightens a girl up, and improves her t
273. so it a kick, and ten falls one in doing she over a stool or a sauce-pan and hur
274. vexation answer, and oversets everything, and then all has to be done over again
275. the nursery are their breakfast, crying for tress and the misto knows that they
276. nows that they ought not be kept waiting. Then there are angry words, and the cr
277. o its not, take care to to do everything in right time, its keep everything in a
278. thing in right time, its keep everything in above all, right place, well. and to
279. t we must I think about honesty as being the tu most pleasing God. am afraid the
280. ut honesty as being the tu most pleasing God. am afraid there are very many who
281. en, I have spoken to you bethings saying, fore about the great harm by doing to
282. ying, fore about the great harm by doing to yourself which you excuse ''it is by
283. two ways. First, you may fail in taking care of the goods confided to your char
284. is bad enough. fail Second, you stealing is may in honesty by of, what you have
285. he is serve for two days. family, living in a where there are a she great many s
286. deal of food, and what actually robbing her employers this but She would be ver
287. uble herself for a second about spoiling a dollar's worth, dollars' no nor twent
288. twenty food, and is not this just taking the mo? ney from him There are many way
289. from him There are many ways of wasting food, and I have not time to go into th
290. ho reads this, and has charge of cooking for a family, will know very well what
291. bribe from the per- son they were buying from. just robbing their employers. The
292. son they were buying from. just robbing their employers. They are They need not
293. ce name, or excuse themselves by talking about their "perquisites," or saying th
294. ing about their "perquisites," or saying that other people *'do the same." Do yo
295. h 3^ou It is a most common and by saying that also. a most fatal deceit when wro
296. ng to people excuse themselves for doing wrong " other people " do will it What
297. s for herself. A girl sees a purse lying on her master's table, and per- haps sh
298. ected, and she takes it. She sees a ring and a brooch, and she says, " No one wi
299. oor girl to make herself happy by having money, or ; this dress, or these is pie
300. ; he tries every keep her from carrying out confessing her fault. her intention
301. ry keep her from carrying out confessing her fault. her intention —from YOUNG
302. is easy to resist tempif ; the beginning you ask the but if help of God's holy g
303. e you do it not resist, in the beginning you will find harder and harder every d
304. or rather, a great many go about trying to make us commit It is our own fault i
305. rn how I to resist temptations. am going to say this, a few words to you about w
306. ully and There saints is no sin in being tempted. ; The were tempted our blessed
307. n the which we cannot help, but yielding to the temptation, which help. we can E
308. e said before, and you are if of bearing j but never mind, often telling it, you
309. bearing j but never mind, often telling it, you makes you tbink more about you
310. you tbink more about you from committing want. and so keeps tbat is sin — all
311. o rob them, and prevent them from laying up any more ; and he tries to make them
312. and he tries to make them take something, perhaps only some very little thing, t
313. ing, perhaps only some very little thing, to which they have no right is somethi
314. to which they have no right is something which of a not their own — all out ;
315. , even, he will make them take something to give to help a convent, or for a fai
316. p a convent, or for a fair that is being held for some good object. He will say
317. nd he tempt you by pride —by is making you quite vexed that any one should do
318. In the place, when you it give anything in charity, for the love you should do
319. t is Dear children, try to in everything you do. not difficult. There that If is
320. u were in great want of starv- money ing to buy food —that you were friend —
321. ery one of what she had done — telling all the neighbors, and trying to get pr
322. telling all the neighbors, and trying to get praise for ? it —would am I yo
323. ext. When we we are praised for anything here, or rather, when we wish to people
324. praised, for it is cannot help praising us, not their doing so which injures us
325. cannot help praising us, not their doing so which injures us, but our wishing th
326. ing so which injures us, but our wishing them to do so then in we just lose so m
327. rally fall 110 is ADYICE TO by listening to temptations, by not turnIt is ing th
328. ing to temptations, by not turnIt is ing their back on the devil at once. so imp
329. ught comes into your mind to do anything which you be wrong, you should turn fro
330. ips, while all the time they are keeping in the temptations their minds. They ha
331. y have one eye on the temptation looking gold, at —they are or the article it
332. ted to and do you think that ? resisting temptation properly is Indeed it not. Y
333. r you will consent to it. If lion coming to see down not the street, it would yo
334. an help it. we If a could not help doing wrong unjust for child it would be it.
335. - lieve the child There is another thing, also, you must which is, remember abou
336. grace. You must more it. God is willing to give If than you are to ask for to g
337. ive us grace God were without our asking, so as to compel us to be good, then we
338. we make are tempted, the devil if trying to us choose Hell, for sin, he can get
339. t- the holy Angels and holy Mary are ing us up Heaven. My vil, children, turn yo
340. ou. in the all die, You must and nothing world can prcYcnt it. We it must Yery a
341. cnt it. We it must Yery and this a thing which is certain must is be. Death inde
342. must is be. Death indeed the only thing in the world of which we can be certain
343. d is event will happen. There so nothing which young people find as hard to real
344. longer. You must soon, it There nothing uncertain about death ; except the time
345. s, think, oh think what a dreadful thing the ! death of your soul would be Think
346. dy said a good deal about duty of saying your prayers every Better the morning,
347. ng your prayers every Better the morning, and saying them well. say a few prayer
348. ers every Better the morning, and saying them well. say a few prayers with your
349. —— 118 knees ADYICE TO the muttering over words, and thinking of something e
350. O the muttering over words, and thinking of something else. Remember, To first w
351. ng over words, and thinking of something else. Remember, To first whom you are s
352. Remember, To first whom you are sneaking. Remember, second What you are speaTcin
353. Remember, second What you are speaTcing alout You are speaking to the great God
354. you are speaTcing alout You are speaking to the great God To you, who has made H
355. tention, with respect. you were speaking to a King or Queen, or to any great man
356. ith respect. you were speaking to a King or Queen, or to any great man of this w
357. f this world, else would you be thinking of something all the time, or looking a
358. else would you be thinking of something all the time, or looking about this, yo
359. ng of something all the time, or looking about this, you? If you did sent would
360. to is WOMEN. are 119 speak- Remember ing ; whom you your own benefit. that it in
361. o ask them a good favor, you were asking for all it the time looking about, and
362. were asking for all it the time looking about, and as if you were saying a lesi
363. looking about, and as if you were saying a lesif it ? son you had learned off by
364. ly When we the favors pray we are asking God for great favors, or we a are thank
365. d for great favors, or we a are thanking Him for He has given us, and we must no
366. ut prayer, refers your night and morning prayers, to the 120 ADVICE TO prayers j
367. say at Mass, and when you are preparing for Confession and for the holy Communi
368. necessary for us to choose between dying of starvation in this world, and suffer
369. starvation in this world, and suffering eternal starvation in 122 the next, but
370. not get necessary time prayer or hearing Mass, you must be ing to sufiPer for wi
371. prayer or hearing Mass, you must be ing to sufiPer for will- in your earthly pr
372. t of prayer — to get a habit of asking almighty God YOUNG CATHOLIC for WOMEN.
373. he Cross, that He so had done everything that could be done for us sinners ; but
374. to pre- pare ourselves for the the King of How beautifully pure and white and c
375. must even suffer. There is an old saying, that where there is a will there 130 i
376. o the one Confessor, and not be changing about, unit. you cannot possibly help Y
377. ession conscience, to first by examining jour see what you have done wrong, and
378. what you have done wrong, and by making acts of contrition for it. If you made
379. f conscience every night, when you going to bed, and saying girl your night shou
380. night, when you going to bed, and saying girl your night should do, for prayers,
381. y good you would not take long preparing Confession. You sins, should make your
382. no one else's, and if you have anything else to say, or 132 ADVICE TO to ask of
383. eir place, they are if or they are going to marry, or difficulty, if they are in
384. , you should spend a short time thanking for the great grace God He has granted
385. tructions your Prayer Book for preparing for the Sacra- ments, and I hope, pleas
386. this God and the holy Angels are waiting for us. are so in the business But we a
387. THOLIC WOMEN. There the is 135 something very awful, but at consoling, in the la
388. 5 something very awful, but at consoling, in the last same time very Sacraments.
389. , when we even excuse our sins by saying "God die is is is merciful, I will repe
390. nd ears, and mouth with the holy praying that God may wipe away senses. the sins
391. , the priest is we shall know what doing, this and by God's grace be able to rec
392. ; ADYICE the TO to word means something It is go with us on a journey. the most
393. e which we can Communion without fasting from midnight. See how good God is He k
394. d God is He knows that when we are dying we may not be able to do without food o
395. until the person priest ; actually dying, to send for the but you must send at o
396. anger. N'o one will die sooner for being will prepared for death, and what at th
397. riends their this is when they are dying. ; Now very, tell it, very wrong if you
398. o time. The room where a person is dying should be kept very quiet, and no gossi
399. uld be kept very quiet, and no gossiping should be allowed there ; it is bad for
400. e else to keep up a noise and and crying, and clapping hands, soul. which must d
401. up a noise and and crying, and clapping hands, soul. which must do harm both to
402. st, when the poor soul all is just going to God to be judged, perfectly should b
403. and the Recom- mendation for a Departing Soul, in a low, but clear tone of voice
404. ou should not long weary a sick or dying person with prayers, for you might only
405. hat spend money on a funeral, in getting would be better spent for the dead. Mas
406. tne may be fit means of your committing sin of pride yourself. The Masses will
407. ave a reward for your charity in getting them said. You may ment you in perhaps
408. y consider that I it. should say nothing about children, But my if what should w
409. ten for those students who are preparing for the service God in the different co
410. rld. My children, it is a grand it thing to be a priest, but do not suppose is a
411. est, but do not suppose is an easy thing. See what these good for the love of yo
412. indeed dreadful to hear people speaking lightly or disrespectfully of a priest.
413. never be YOUNG CATHOLIC sorry for doing what he WOMEN. tells 145 It is you. who
414. , people are too fond of makPeoif it ing a joke of it, and forgetting how much d
415. eoif it ing a joke of it, and forgetting how much depends on making a good choic
416. nd forgetting how much depends on making a good choice. ple talk about getting m
417. ng a good choice. ple talk about getting married as for a pleasure party were go
418. rried as for a pleasure party were going out ; no wonder we hear of so many unha
419. ish for a girl to be constantly thinking j about getting married think of it but
420. o be constantly thinking j about getting married think of it but you must someti
421. when there is some about a girl getting married, or when you are asked to to ma
422. t think so much about money, or settling yourself well in the world, but think a
423. d-natured all, if man is or good-looking, and above he has a store and a few be
424. ittle is only takes a little in drinking a the sure and certain road to drinking
425. a the sure and certain road to drinking to excess. this If you are so anxious t
426. hould ever meet young men at If drinking-saloons, or go to such places. don't re
427. ry a No good girl whom are he sees going to such places. Remember, also, that wh
428. ready for him, and always regular. thing that you Attend to any wishes. little k
429. l- whole world and that you would be ing to sacrifice anything, or to do anythin
430. t you would be ing to sacrifice anything, or to do anything, for him. There are
431. to sacrifice anything, or to do anything, for him. There are few married drink i
432. ours. #.. CHAPTER X. ADYICE ABOUT GIVING GOOD EXAMPLE. You poor will say, ; perh
433. an you think. like Example you preaching a sermon without saying a word will say
434. le you preaching a sermon without saying a word will say ; —a queer sermon, bu
435. who preached It a sermon without saying a word. was ADVICE St. TO the Francis I
436. hout shoes or stockings in fact, looking just like a poor beggar. his disciples
437. duties, oh then they have girl something to say, and the good has preached a ser
438. good myself!" Or perhaps some for being the may even thank you very means of he
439. servants. so, for They cannot help doing do, will so much depends on what they a
440. this girl would have to give for giving at the Day but of Judgment does such ba
441. ent does such bad ex- ample and bringing disgrace on her religion, this not make
442. this the Church is Holy in her teaching, because she taught by God, and Holy in
443. norant people, and what a dreadful thing this will be for her. Again there are s
444. ho to will make a great work about going and talk Mass and going to Confession,
445. work about going and talk Mass and going to Confession, a great deal about their
446. a ADYICE will TO woman, and be thinking about the true Faith, and will be incli
447. t be right, and as they have no deciding which all is way of right is and which
448. ment ^^ their fellow servants with being " Papists and ''Irish." IN'ow we need n
449. s hard to listen to bitter and insulting words, and to accusations false. which
450. at soul. is Howthe ever untrue the thing less said, the ; reason why you should
451. is and gentle, and patient, for nothing. In the first place, all, it and of mos
452. is In the second place, there noth- ing makes people so ashamed of being an- gr
453. th- ing makes people so ashamed of being an- gry as giving them a gentle answer
454. le so ashamed of being an- gry as giving them a gentle answer in the third place
455. they will say, " Well, must be something in that girl's re- ligion, for she neve
456. influence to keep them from quarrelling about religion. You have friends brothe
457. d by you, the right you go about talking it way ; not by a great deal, but by pr
458. ay ; not by a great deal, but by praying a great deal, and in a now and then you
459. ke a wicked his reh- pleasure in teasing the gion, in man about and above all, w
460. at him, and think she had done something very It clever. trick, was a cruel, wic
461. nce, and for a little memory, and trying if the wo- man had gone on should have
462. t the am afraid he was woman for teasing him, I was for 168 being afraid, ADVICE
463. man for teasing him, I was for 168 being afraid, ADVICE TO made also, eat the me
464. igion, because they are an- gry at being taunted themselves, as as for love of t
465. tired and hungry, it and never thinking what day cook gave him meat. was, the i
466. he had not run upstairs into the drawing-room, where the to guests were waiting
467. g-room, where the to guests were waiting for dinner be announced. He ran, ran af
468. man meat again on a Friday, or anything that he should not eat, that he would t
469. her away from the house the next morning, so after that she was afraid. Now cy,
470. d how much blood" is caused by disputing religion, the very last subject in the
471. n to have run the way risk of committing a dreadful sin. To show what can be don
472. s man happened to be Fri- with us during Lent, and on Good day he persuaded the
473. ad to get a doctor, and was nearly dying. Thus you f^S—5^„.i,-U J'^U- see wh
474. O is the Now it this really very amusing for if were not for Catholics. all ; Pr
475. planations which I to give you, am going and that you will try to keep them in y
476. for you you were the means of converting some ! Protestant to the one true Faith
477. ts talk a great deal about Luther having discovered the Bible, and it never woul
478. e and made copies of it, before printing was found out, and this a fact no one c
479. that the Church is right m not allowing people to interpret the interpretations
480. nstantly taunt Catholics with submitting to their priests and being led by them^
481. th submitting to their priests and being led by them^ and yet Catholics are YOUN
482. are YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 179 only doing the very thing that the Bible tells if
483. LIC WOMEN. 179 only doing the very thing that the Bible tells if them to do. Our
484. your sins." Why Jews this the very thing the unworthy said to our Lord Jesus Chr
485. n power, but by the power of God. A King can forgive a murderer, but he ; does n
486. "I not take this pardon unless the King gives it to me himself." Again, Protest
487. now, a great deal more. All the learning in the world won't take people to Heave
488. le to Heaven, and the only true learning is what God teaches us ; for God alone
489. ches us ; for God alone knows everything, and what other people know is only gue
490. what other people know is only guessing at the truth. is But in religion there
491. th. is But in religion there no guessing. We Catho- we are all taught by the Chu
492. s works, as yet their if it of believing in to tell good ; was wrong do so and o
493. en, I shall say a word of unhap- meaning pily, you here. There say, ' are, ' som
494. ked as he was, followed his bad teaching, instead of the teaching of the Bible.
495. is bad teaching, instead of the teaching of the Bible. Protestants say, ''Oh, I
496. to know what Protestants mean by saying they Jesus Christ. also, believe in the
497. whatever they is may say ; it not saying we believe, but doing what YOUNG CATHOL
498. ay ; it not saying we believe, but doing what YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMEN. 185 we are t
499. is very bad to have Protest- ants bring the same charge against us again and ag
500. e against us again and again, and saying the Saints, and pray to we worship in p
501. " Well, believe if you do not in saying my word, there is no use any more this
502. self, that the devil knows that is going on in Angels. this world, and so do the
503. the It is therefore silly and unmeaning if for Protestants to talk as saints as
504. When our Lord Jesus Christ was mak- ing His last solemn discourse to His cho- s
505. it if they shall drink any deadly thing, not hurt them ; shall they shall lay t
506. od's church that the power of workis ing miracles given. We tles, also read in t
507. children, miracles are still And my ing place every day in the chmxh of God. I
508. e read Holy Gospels that the unbelieving Jews though they saw our Lord's miracle
509. ile Protestants are undoubtedly taunting Catholics with is being superstitious,
510. ubtedly taunting Catholics with is being superstitious, and beheving what not tr
511. ith is being superstitious, and beheving what not true, they are themselves the
512. e, for they believe in all table-turning and spirit- wrapping, and these things,
513. n all table-turning and spirit- wrapping, and these things, which can only be do
514. no Catholic should to do. have anything We know that God allows the devil to ha
515. al of power, and that he can do anything to deceive people and lead them away fr
516. DEVOTIONS TO OUR BLESSED LADY. One thing I am sorry to say that some is Protesta
517. that hard indeed to But, keep from being very angry. children, the my even humbl
518. d for those unhappy people, in; of being angry with them and when against people
519. when against people go the about giving lectures Cathohc religion, we it, shoul
520. heir sins. This what called It is making compensation. if we had a friend who ha
521. nd we know He cannot refuse her anything she desires. Let us then have great con
522. evotion let us show her the of imitating like —that her holy example. her. Let
523. e Confraternity of the Scapular by doing this you place yourself in a special ma
524. Apostolic Daughter in Christ, on having comi3leted a long and difficult work "V
525. l of the whole Church ; for in recording the actions of so gTeat a man you have
526. n no longer be For not only did he bring the light of faith to a people that sat
527. throughout the land, together with being remarkable for faith and piety, devoted
528. any men, most distinguished for learning and Now, for piety, to be the apostles
529. here and which, from the very beginning of Christianity, having raised up the n
530. e very beginning of Christianity, having raised up the nations that were enslave
531. y you, has the further merit of pointing out this benefit to every one, and the
532. ut as we look with wonder at the abiding fruits of this most holy prelate's miss
533. o tread in the footsteps of their having placed before them anew the memory of f

Author: Eric Lease Morgan <emorgan@nd.edu>
Date created: October 16, 2010
Date updated: August 23, 2016
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