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Articles for Frederic Ozanam
I chose to write an “autobiography” of a man who never wrote an autobiography. 187 years after his death, I did this because I have such admiration for him.
(We learn about those we serve)… “not from books nor from the public platform, but in climbing the stairs to the poor man’s garret, sitting by his bedside, feeling the same cold that pierces him.” Frederic Ozanam
In this presentation, Frederic Ozanam defends the tradition of almsgiving in the face of criticism from the Socialists of his day.
“Youth are needed because of their boldness and audacity, even their imprudence. They provide us with new ideas and a new way of doing things that we had never imagined.” Frederic Ozanam
It is important that we see in this primitive text of Ozanam the passion preserved throughout his life when defending his convictions.
That bond, God that unites family in distance, comforts Frederic, gives him “strength and courage.” Did you wish family and friends a Merry Christmas?
Do we use music, as a means of evangelization, in our group, branch, parish, etc? Should we?
Am I convinced that the first and most important thing is charity, and without it nothing else makes sense?
Three weeks after the birth of his daughter, Ozanam wrote this precious prayer, My Three Angels, to the Virgin Mary. It is worth reading and rereading it.
Always take care of the servants as much as of the masters, and of the workers as of the rich: that will be, in the future, the only means of salvation for the Church of France. The curés must set aside their bourgeois parish congregations, little flocks of good sheep...
Truth has no need of me, but I do need Truth. The Cause of Christian Science, the Cause of Faith, is deep in the roots of my heart. [...] As Truth is threatened, as the letters are the battlefield in which the quarrel takes place, as the teaching occupies in it a...