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S. VERONICA GIULIANI,
AND OF THE
BLESSED BATTISTA VARANI,
OF THE ORDER OF S. CLARE.
"Gaude Maria Virgo, cunctas hæreses sola interemisti in
universo mundo." -Antiph. Ecclesiæ.
HENRICUS E., Archiep. Westmonast.
THE NUNS OF ENGLAND,
WHO SHIELD THEIR COUNTRY BY THEIR PRAYERS,
AND BY THEIR MEEK AUSTERITIES MAKE
REPARATION FOR ITS SINS ;
THE SISTERS OF MERCY,
WHOSE CHARITY IS THEIR INCLOSURE,
WHILE FOR THE LOVE OF THEIR HEAVENLY SPOUSE
IN HIS POOR AND SUFFERING MEMBERS
THEY DENY THEMSELVES
THE PEACE AND PROTECTION OF THE CLOISTER.
Daughters of Mary! in retreats obscure,
The following Life of S. Veronica Giuliani was written by the Abate Filippo Maria Salvatori, and published in Rome in the year 1839. It was compiled from three lives of the Saint of earlier date, and from the processes of her canonization.
The translation of the Spiritual Life of the Blessed Battista Varani has been made from the French version published at Clermont-Ferrand in 1840. It is founded upon the collection of her revelations, written in Italian by Father Matthew Pascucci, and rendered into Latin by the Bollandists, in the Acta Sanctorum for the 31st of May. THE ORATORY, LONDON,
May 31st, 1874.