Quote of the day, 8 January: Hermann Cohen

Our Lord Jesus has raised me to the dignity of a deacon… and, I thrill with emotion when I think of it—at Benediction on the Feast of the Epiphany, He suffered Himself, in His measureless mercy, to be carried in my unworthy hands. Judge if I did not tremble, as I placed for Exposition on the Altar, the Creator of the Universe, held in my feeble hands… O, love of God!

Servant of God Augustine-Mary of the Blessed Sacrament
(Hermann Cohen)

Letter to Sister Marie-Pauline du Fougerais (excerpt)
10 January 1851

Tierney, T  2017,  A Life of Hermann Cohen: From Franz Liszt to John of the CrossBalboa Press,  Bloomington, IN

Featured image: The image of the Blessed Sacrament exposed in this beautiful monstrance was captured by David Eucaristía. Image credit: David Eucaristía / Flickr (Public domain)

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  1. I felt like that attending Mass for the Epiphany. (Which is not tranferred here.)

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