Alphonsus Rodriguez Quotes
“There is nothing more rare and unusual in the world than to see a religious raise himself ever so little above that degree in religion whence by tepidity he had fallen; and it is far easier to find many seculars who are entirely converted to God, after having led an irregular life, than to meet a religious that from a languishing and negligent state, passes to an ardent and zealous way of living. (Ep. 96)”
- Died: February 21, 1616
- Born: Valladolid, Spain.
- Description: Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.
Alphonsus (Alonso) Rodriguez, born 1526, (not to be confused with St. Alphonsus Rodriguez) was a Spanish Jesuit priest and spiritual writer of renown. His writings, a single book, underline much the ascetical dimension of religious life. (Source: Wikipedia)