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our perseverance as Sons of God. St. Cyprian of
Carthage, c. 257.
St. Cyprian of Carthage, The Good of Patience, ch. 20, in
The Fathers of the Church: Vol. 36, Saint Cyprian, tr. and
ed. Roy J. Deferrari, The Catholic University of America
Press (Washington, D.C.: 2007, 3rd reprinting, 1st paperback
reprint of 1958 original), p. 283.
Saints become strengthened through weakness, and are humbled
by little defects. Pope St. Gregory the Great, c.
590. Full quote: “The mind, in advancing to the eminence of
its righteousness, may through weakness be the better
strengthened, and may in a more genuine manner shine in
goodness by the same cause, whereby, to the humbling of it,
little defects overcloud it even against its will.” Moralia
in Job, IV, 24, 44. Text of translation, Moralia in Job:
Morals on the Book of Job, Translated with Notes in Three
Volumes, vol. 1, Ex Fontibus (2012), p. 196-7.
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