O Lord Thou shalt open my lips and my mouth shall declare Thy praise.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

The Abbot and The Corpse

Feast of St. Sylvester, abbot - III Class

At the funeral of a nobleman, St. Sylvester remarked, "Ego, inquit, sum, quod hic fuit; quod hic est, ego ero." I am what this man was; what he is, I shall be. Let us repent now and make things right with God.