Quote of the day, 14 December: St. John of the Cross

If at any time someone, whether superior or anyone else, should try to persuade you of a lax teaching, even though it be confirmed by miracles, do not believe or embrace it; rather, greater penance and greater detachment from all things. And do not seek Christ without the cross.

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Saint John of the Cross
Letter 24 to Padre Luis de San Angelo in Andalusia
Segovia, 1589-1590 ?

John of the Cross, St. 1991, The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross, Revised Edition, translated from the Spanish by Kavanaugh, K and Rodriguez, O with revisions and introductions by Kavanaugh, K, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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  1. I do like that!! Echoing St Paul, that if anyone preach a different Gospel from the one the Church had received, ‘let him be accursed’…or in more current language, ‘place principles before personalities’…

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