WE have not Jesus Christ on earth to make us sensibly hear his voice; but in his stead he has left us his priests, and has told us that he who hears them hears him, and he who despises them despises him. Happy they who are obedient to their spiritual Father.
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