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The name of Jesus is the splendor of preachers, because it causes his word to be proclaimed and heard with glowing splendor. From where do you think, came the great, sudden and shining light of faith that filled the world, if not from the preaching of Jesus? Was is not by the light and sweetness of this name of God called us into his wonderful light? it is to us, on whom the light has shone and who in the light see light, that the apostle addresses these apt words: ‘Once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of the light.’ – St. Bernardine of Siena, Franciscan