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  • Fr. Scott Haynes

Preach the Gospel at all times, and if necessary, use words


An American man was hired to teach at a Japanese school on the condition that he would never speak about religion. He agreed. He never once spoke about religion.


Nevertheless, at the end of the term forty of his students asked to become Christians. It was all due to the power of good example. As St. Francis once said:

“Preach the Gospel at all times, and if necessary, use words.”