1 know of one Catholic woman who defied the doctor* She said she would rather die keeping God’s law than live breaking it. She died, leaving five little children to be looked after by strangers.

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She is greatly to be admired. “Die rather than offend God” is heroism. Far better die serving God than live offending Him. No one has greater love than to give one’s life for God, and of such a woman St. Paul’s words are surely true, “a woman shall be saved through childbearing, if she continue in faith, and love, and sanctifica-tion.” 1 Tim. II., 15. The little children, deprived of their mother, may have difficulty and hardship for a time, but they will be grateful all their lives to the mother who gave them being, above all if they are brought up as fervent Catholics who realize the value of eternity rather than of time.

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