That in imitation of Christ, a person who was poor both in fact and in spirit, our practice of evangelical poverty may be both external and internal. (Art. 22)
That the Church may be renewed constantly and purified by penance.
For the conversion of sinners.
I am reflecting upon the need to avoid wasting time, even a single moment; the need to remember constantly about God's presence; the need to abandon myself entirely to his will; the need to pray and the need to work... (Paris, 10/24/1835)