A Charge Delivered at His Primary Visitation in St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, on Thursday the 24th of October, 1822

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T. Cadell, 1822 - Catholic converts - 54 pages

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Page 8 - Christ; and see that you never cease your labour, your care, and diligence, until you have done all that lieth in you, according to your bounden duty, to bring all such as are or shall be committed to your charge, unto that agreement in the faith and knowledge of God, and to that ripeness and perfectness of age in Christ, that there be no place left among you, either for error in religion, or for viciousness in life.
Page 9 - ... that you will continually pray to God the Father, by the mediation of our only Saviour Jesus Christ, for the heavenly assistance of the Holy Ghost...
Page 10 - Will you be ready with all faithful diligence to banish and drive away all erroneous and strange doctrines, contrary to God's word...
Page 10 - WILL you then give your faithful diligence always so to minister the Doctrine and Sacraments, and the Discipline of Christ, as the Lord hath commanded, and as this Church and Realm hath received the same...
Page 50 - The Bishop, before he admit any person to holy orders, shall diligently examine him in the presence of those ministers that shall assist him at the imposition of hands...
Page 10 - Will you be diligent in prayers, and in reading of the holy Scriptures, and in such studies as help to the knowledge of the same, laving aside the study of the world and the flesh ? Answer.
Page 51 - Ministers carefully to examine every such person so to be ordered. Provided," that they who shall assist the Bishop in examining and laying on of hands, shall be of his Cathedral Church, if they may conveniently be had, or other sufficient Preachers of the same diocese, to the number of three at the least...
Page 9 - Scriptures, ye may wax riper and stronger in your ministry; and that ye may so endeavour yourselves, from time to time, to sanctify the lives of you and yours, and to fashion them after the rule and doctrine of Christ, that ye may be wholesome and godly examples and patterns for the people to follow.
Page 50 - College of Cambridge or Oxford, where before he remained, or of three or four grave Ministers, together with the subscription and testimony of other credible persons, who have known his life and behaviour by the space of three years next before.
Page 50 - Priest, four and twenty years complete ; and hath taken some degree of school in either of the said Universities ; or at the least, except he be able to yield an account of his faith in Latin...

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