Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Principles and Practices - June 17

No Greater Danger

For a high-souled man, a priest especially, there is no greater danger than personal ambition, or the desire to possess people and things, attaching them to oneself.

-J. Rickaby, S.J.
From Principles and Practices
Compiled by Rev. J. Hogan of The Catholic Missionary Society
Published by Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., Publishers To The Holy See
Nihil Obstat; Eduardus J. Mahoney, S.T.D. Censor deputatus.
Imprimatur; Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius generalis.
First printed in 1930

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