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With all your soul, desire the Faith as your most cherished hope;

With all your heart, live the Faith in gentleness and love.

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I, for my part, knowing the Church as well as I do, will not hold my breath waiting for someone to make such a generous sacrifice. In fact, only after I stop breathing completely will there be any hope of my work getting examined, approved, and printed.



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