The Foundation of Life
One of the causes which facilitated the preaching of the Gospel was undoubtedly the consciousness men had of their own corruption, and the urgent need they felt of reform in order to save the very fabric of human society which was tottering to its fall under a crushing weight of wickedness.
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