Have courage! God is the Lord; he directs everything for his glory and for our good, and no one can resist him. All the plans of men, no matter how well they are laid out, they serve only to fulfil his holy will. As for myself in this situation, I have left myself entirely to his will. I see that everything that seems hostile to us leads us to where God wants us to be…

From St. Clement Hofbauer’s letters to the nuncio in Vienna.


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One Body – special issues for Jubilee Year

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