Life of the Cardinal de Cheverus, Archbishop of Bordeaux

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Hooker & Cloxton, 1839 - 280 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 11 - Mortals, that would follow me, Love Virtue ; she alone is free. She can teach ye how to climb Higher than the sphery chime; Or, if Virtue feeble were, Heaven itself would stoop to her.
الصفحة 120 - ... of Christian virtue in a .Catholic bishop ? Who, among our religious teachers, would solicit a comparison between himself and the devoted Cheverus? This good man, whose virtues and talents have now raised him to high dignities in church and state, who now wears in his own country the joint honors of an archbishop and a peer, lived in the midst of us, devoting his days and nights, and his whole heart, to the service of a poor and uneducated congregation. We saw him declining, in a great degree,...
الصفحة 264 - Cheverus over all to whom he ministers in his apostolical authority. We hold him to be a blessing and a treasure in our social community, which we cannot part with, and which, without injustice to any man, we may affirm, if withdrawn from us, can never be replaced. If the removal to the proposed diocese would be conformable to his wishes, we should mourn over this in silence. If it proceed from your own wishes, and those of his sovereign, to have this truly estimable prelate associated in the immediate...
الصفحة 85 - Bishop Cheverus, in the discourse which he pronounced, saluted Archbishop Carroll as the Elias of the new law, the father of the clergy, the conductor of the chariot of Israel in the New World — " Pater mi, Pater mi, currus Israel et auriga ejus.
الصفحة 121 - He enjoys among us what to such a man must be dearer than fame. His name is cherished where the great of this world are unknown. It is pronounced with blessings, with grateful tears, with sighs for his return, in many an abode of sorrow and want; and how can we shut our hearts against this proof of the power of the Catholic religion to form good and great men?
الصفحة 265 - permit your flock penetrated and subdued by grief, to place before you an humble offering of gratitude and affection. Your departure, which has now become certain, is to us a most afflicting dispensation of Providence; and the event has inflicted a wound, whose anguish time may assuage, but can never heal. As a religious community, we were connected and consolidated under your auspices ; and by your watchings and your prayers we have enjoyed the smiles...
الصفحة 120 - Who among our religious teachers would solicit a comparison between himself and the devoted Cheverus ? This good man. whose virtues and talents have полу raised him to high dignities in church and state, who now wears in his own country the joint honors of an archbishop and a peer lived in the midst of us, devoting his days and nights, and his whole heart, to the service of a poor and uneducated congregation. We saw him declining in a great...
الصفحة 50 - Those, who witnessed the manner in which they lived together, will never forget the refinement and elevation of their friendship; it surpassed those attachments * Boston Monthly Magazine, [June, 1825.] which delight us in classical story, and equalled the lovely union of the son of Saul and the minstrel of Israel.
الصفحة 121 - It is time that greater justice were done to this ancient and wide-spread community. The Catholic Church has produced some of the greatest and best men that ever lived, and this is proof enough of its possessing all the means of salvation.
الصفحة 267 - Your kind address has been presented to me, and is wet with my tears. How unwilling I am to leave you, I hope you all know, and have seen how gladly I refused, last May, the appointment which I must now accept. Excuse my faults in the exercise of my ministry; pray that they may be forgiven by the Supreme Pastor. . . . My beloved children, I press you all to my paternal bosom. I wish, and still have some hopes, to come to you again, and indulge in the comforting hope that we shall be united in the...

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