That our vows may be a constant reminder of higher values: the supernatural and the eternal as contrasted with the natural and the temporal. (Art. 15)
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)