A diary on the Fr Jim Norris reflections. From his 30 day St Ignatius retreat in 1941. The aim is to Form of a Religious Society - ''The Norrisites.'' firstly in Rome then Jerusalem. Join us?
Monday, January 13, 2014
St Teresa, her sanctity in its highest mystical expression was never prejudicial to her intelligence, ever swift, lively and pleasant; to her even character which shed its peaceful serenity all around; to the delicate solicitude, the amiable manners, the practical good sense - Abbot Queranger Already More’s detachment was opposite in kind to that of the world; it sprang from detachment, fed and strengthened by mortification and prayer. He who said that a man may live for the next world and be merry withal had learned with St Francis the secret of perfect joy. Always set all things in their right order. “In his humility, he said to Erasmus, that he “chose to be a chaster husband rather than an impure priest.” Fr Norris dairy 1941