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Quote of the Day – 12 April – Thursday of the Second Week of Eastertide & the Memorial of St Zeno of Verona (c 300 – 371)

Quote of the Day – 12 April – Thursday of the Second Week of Eastertide & the Memorial of St Zeno of Verona (c 300 – 371)

“How earnestly do I desire, if I were able, to celebrate you,
O Patience, queen of all things!
But by my life and manners, more than by my words.
For you rest in your own action
and council more than in discourses
and in perfecting, rather than in multiplying virtues.
You are the support of virginity,
the secure harbour of widowhood,
the guide and directress, of the married state,
the unanimity of friendship,
the comfort and joy of slavery,
to which you are often liberty.
By you, poverty enjoys all,
because, content with itself, it bears all.
By you, the prophets, were advanced in virtue
and the apostles united to Christ.
You are the daily crown and mother of the martyrs.
You art the bulwark of faith,
the fruit of hope
and the friend of charity.
Happy, eternally happy, is he
who shall always possess you in his soul.”

St Zeno of Verona (c 300 – 371)how earnestly do i desire (on patience) - st zeno - 12 april 2018



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