The Young Priest's Keepsake

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Author: Michael Phelan
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,880 / 108 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 359
Added to site: 2005.07.20
mnybks.net#: 11027
Genre: Religion
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sterious beauty of expression, the abundant illustration, the art of storing nervous vigour and living thought into crisp and pregnant terseness: if this one weapon, a finished English education, is not at his disposal, his knowledge, as far as others are concerned, is so much lumber: to the one spot alone--the Confessional--his efficiency is narrowed. The other fields of his ministry are deprived of the immense service this learning might afford.

Let us see how this works out in practice. The unctions of ordination are scarcely dry on your hands till you begin to realise what you never realised before--viz., that in the most literal sense of the word you belong to the Church Militant.

You go out from college, you are quickly confronted with opposition. At once your brain begins to hew arguments of massive solidity; had you but the skill with which to hurl them you would overwhelm the stoutest foe. This skill you have not got, you never mastered the sciences by which you could smite the aggressor. With

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