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« on: October 18, 2012, 09:55:03 PM »


O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me.

From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being loved, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being extolled, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being honored, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being praised, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being preferred to others, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being consulted, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being approved, Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being humiliated, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being despised, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of suffering rebukes, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being calumniated, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being forgotten, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being ridiculed, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being wronged, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being suspected, Deliver me, Jesus.

That others may be loved more than I, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be esteemed more than I, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That, in the opinion of the world, others may increase and I may decrease, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be chosen and I set aside, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be praised and I unnoticed, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be preferred to me in everything, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

Composed by Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val (1865-1930), Cardinal Secretary of State of the Holy See under Pope Saint Pius X.
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« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2012, 09:57:13 PM »

Fabio, my spiritual confessor and father, should I use this for my "relationship"?
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« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2012, 10:01:20 PM »

Fabio, my spiritual confessor and father, should I use this for my "relationship"?

Excuse me?
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2012, 10:11:49 AM »


O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me.

From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being loved, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being extolled, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being honored, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being praised, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being preferred to others, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being consulted, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being approved, Deliver me, Jesus.

From the fear of being humiliated, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being despised, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of suffering rebukes, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being calumniated, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being forgotten, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being ridiculed, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being wronged, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being suspected, Deliver me, Jesus.

That others may be loved more than I, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be esteemed more than I, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That, in the opinion of the world, others may increase and I may decrease, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be chosen and I set aside, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be praised and I unnoticed, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be preferred to me in everything, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should, Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

Composed by Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val (1865-1930), Cardinal Secretary of State of the Holy See under Pope Saint Pius X.
I've always like this one.
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« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2012, 10:14:40 AM »

Is there a Latin original?
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« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2012, 10:56:40 AM »

Is there a Latin original?

I didn't find any, but Wikipedia says he was English-born, so maybe the original is indeed in English, or, possibly in Spanish (just guessing here).
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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2012, 11:05:14 AM »

And since when is Pius X a saint?  Tongue
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« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2012, 11:22:17 AM »

And since when is Pius X a saint?  Tongue
He's been a saint for quite a while now.  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2012, 11:27:57 AM »

And since when is Pius X a saint?  Tongue
He's been a saint for quite a while now.  Grin

Oh Papist, you're too predictable  laugh
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« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2012, 11:34:46 AM »

And since when is Pius X a saint?  Tongue
He's been a saint for quite a while now.  Grin

Oh Papist, you're too predictable  laugh
I'm nothing if not predictable.  Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2012, 04:07:52 PM »

Well, he certainly is pious.
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« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2012, 04:21:46 PM »

Well, he certainly is pious.

Nomen est omen, as the Latins say.
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« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2012, 10:32:14 PM »

Well, he certainly is pious.

Moreso than others.
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« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2012, 12:47:10 AM »

And since when is Pius X a saint?  Tongue
He's been a saint for quite a while now.  Grin
Ironically, all of the churches I have seen dedicated to him have been modernist monstrosities.

(Not that we can cast stones.)
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