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Thought for the Day – 5 March

When St Eisebius of Cremona (memorial today) went to Rome to collect funds on behalf of St Jerome, he noticed that Rufinus, an old friend of Jerome’s – though not on good terms with him, was translating the works of Origen, against whose writing St Jerome was arguing.   Eusebius secretly removed the works and sent them to Jerome, thus in fact stealing and causing a final rift between the two.   So even saints sometimes do disgraceful things and St Eusebius’ theft of Rufinus’ manuscript was a thoughtless act of an overzealous friend embroiled in the controversies of the day.   It is good to know that even saints have faults and that such faults detract nothing from their holiness.   For – a saint is a sinner who keeps on trying!   NEVER FORGET IT!

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