IT appeared a calamity to King Manasses to be deprived of his kingdom, and to be made a slave of the prince of the Assyrians. But these misfortunes were blessings, for after his downfall he returned to God, and did penance for the wickedness of his life.
From Thoughts from St Alphonsus for Every Day
Compiled by Rev. C. McNeiry, C.SS.R.
Imprimatur: Joseph Hull, C.SS.R., Prov. Angl. Sup.
Nihil Obstat: Innocentlus Apap, O.P., S.T.M., Censor Deptutatus.
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius Generalis.
Westmonasterii, Die 9a Junii, 1927.
First published 1927