That, just as Christ's primary concerns were to be completely dedicated to performing the will of his Father and loving service for his brothers and sisters, so also will these be the animating principles of our religious life. (Art. 7)
For our parents, relatives, friends and benefactors, and for all those who have recommended themselves to our prayers.
However, a weak will, caught in the web of pride and sensuality, together with the human respect, coldness and disorder which disturbed me more and more, provided a hindrance... (Paris, 1/10/1835)