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Quote/s of the Day –7 February – St Romuald

Quote/s of the Day –7 February – The Memorial of St Romuald, Abbot (c 951-1027) – Ecclus 45:1-6, Matthew 19:27-29.

“Better to pray one psalm
with devotion and compunction,
than a hundred. with distraction.

Sit in your cell as in paradise.
Put the whole world
behind you and forget it.
Watch your thoughts
like a good fisherman
watching for fish.

“Realise above all,
that you are in God’s presence
and stand there
with the attitude
of one, who stands
before the Emperor

St Romuald (c 951-1027)



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3 thoughts on “Quote/s of the Day –7 February – St Romuald

  1. I always held St Romuald in great esteem since he triggered the clerical reformation movement in the 11th century: founder of the Camaldulese, he was followed later on by Robert de Molesme (Cistercians), saint Bruno (Carthusians) and Pope Gregory VII (Gregorian reformation). He died June 19, 1027.

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