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L. I. C. & M. I. eSffTjsrja) Mi^M$aQ VlAjt'§&,$l&. The Messenger of the Catholic Church, (Cambro Breton Mission), LLANRWST, North Wales. °* rs;^ Se. I. 25th October 1909. No. 10. 4* 4* •$? 4* 4* 4* 4* 4s 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4» 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* ^^. <^@)(®^ -^^^^ Gentle reader, in order to be saved, you must follow the Religion which Christ taught. You must consequently strive to find out whether the religion you are born in be the one true Religion or not; and, if it be not, you must leave it and go to the true Religion. But how are you to find out the true Religion ? You must truly and heartily repent of all the sins you have committed ; you must have no other wish than to learn the will of God and to do it ; you must be resolved that neither persecutions, nor losses, nor wordly interest, nor anything else whatsoever, shall prevent you from doing the will of God, when you know what that will is ; and you must often pray that He will teach you His holy will, saying : " Lord, ichat wilt Thou have me to do ? " (Acts, ix., 6.) If you will follow this advice, you may be sure that God will hear your prayer, and lead you into the right way, for He promises to give His Holy Spirit to those who ask Him (St. Luke, xi., 13 ; St. Matt., vii., 7 & 8). You should also look about you and enquire which is the one true religion. You will find, in the New Testament, that Christ established a Church upon the earth ; that He built it upon a rock, and declared that the gates of hell shall not prevail against it (St. Matt., xvi., 18); you will find that He gave to this Church authority to teach His religion, and commanded all to hear and obey it (St. Matt., xviii., 17 ; St. Luke, x., 16 ; Acts, ix., 6 & 7,—x., 5 & 6). You will find that this Church cannot teach error, being " the pillar and ground of the truth" (i Timothy, hi., 15); and that, by following what it teaches, you will be freed from all doubt and perplexity about the way to Heaven, and will no longer be tossed about by every wind of doctrine (Ephesians, iv., 11 & 15). You will find, in short, that you will be as sure of learning the religion of Christ from this Church, as if you heard Him speaking to you Himself (St, Luke, x., 16 ; 2 Cor., v., 20 ; St. John, xiv., 16,—xvi., 13).—Such is the Church which Christ our Lord established upon the earth,, with a living, speaking and unerring authority to teach you the way to Heaven : and this, therefore, is the Church which you must endeavour to find. "Friendly Advice" (C.T.S.).