That each superior will remember that he represents Christ "who has come not to be served by others, but to serve" (Mt 20:28) and will, therefore, exercise his authority in a spirit of service. (Art.47)
For the souls in purgatory, and for him who will die first among us.
O God, grant me the grace to bear trials and appeasements...I place all my trust in you! (Paris, 6/19/1838)