Would that God had rendered us worthy of spending our lives, as Our Lord did, for the salvation those poor souls so far removed from all assistance (II:288).
When His Holiness chooses to send the Company to those countries, it will drop everything and go most willingly (II:288).
Our Lord has turned to you for the sustenance of the poor (II:285).
The spirit of God proceeds discreetly and always humbly (II:278).
In the seminary there is more need of piety and passable knowledge with an understanding of chant, ceremonies, preaching and the teaching of catechism than of a great deal of doctrine (II:266).
The spirit of the Mission must be to seek its greatness in lowliness and its reputation in the love of its abjection (II:265).