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Author: Caussin, Nicolas, 1583-1651.
Title: The Christian diurnal Written in French by Fa. Nic. Caussin of the Soc. of Iesus. And translated by T.H.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The Christian diurnal Written in French by Fa. Nic. Caussin of the Soc. of Iesus. And translated by T.H.
Caussin, Nicolas, 1583-1651., T.H. d. 1640,

At Paris [i.e. Saint-Omer: By the English College Press], M.DC.XXXII. [1632]
Alternate titles: Journée chrestienne. English Journée chrestienne.
Notes:
T.H. = Sir Thomas Hawkins.
A translation of: La journée chrestienne.
The title page is engraved.
The imprint is false; printed at Saint-Omer by the English College Press--STC.
Reproduction of the original in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Subject terms:
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A18252.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE, THE LADY Viscontesse Sauage.
THE DESIGNE of the Authour.
Diuision of the Di∣urnall into foure Partes.
THE CHRISTIAN DIVRNALL. THE FIRST PART. The importance of well orde∣ring euery action of the day.
SECTION I.
SECT. II. Morning.
SECT. III. Fiue singular Actions to begin the Day.
SECT. IV. Of Adoration, the first act of Deuotion.
SECT. 5. Example of Adoration.
SECT. 6. Of Thankesgiuing, which is the second act of Deuotion.
SECT. VII. The manner of Thankesgiuing.
SECT. VIII. Of Offering or Oblation: which is the third act of Deuotion.
SECT. IX. The manner of offering ones self to God.
SECT. X. Of Contrition, the fourth Act of Deuotion.
SECT. XI. A forme of Contrition.
SECT XII. Of petition or request, the fifth Act of Deuotion.
SECT. XIII. A forme of Petition.
SECT. XIIII. Of the intercession of Saints, of which we make vse in the petitions we offer to God.
For your Angell-Guardian, saying.
And to al the Angels, in making prayer by the imitation of the Church.
And for all Saints.
Then in memory of those, whose fectiualls the Church at this present celebrateth, & whose names are couched in the Martyrologe.
SECT. XV. Of the time proper for spiri∣tuall Lesson.
SECT. XVI. Of other Acts of Deuotion: and first of Masse.
SECT. XVII. An abridgment of the Doctrine of Iesus-Christ to be vsed at Masse.
SECT. XVIII. VVhat is to be done at the Offer∣tory in Masse, and other ensuing Acts.
After Consecration at the Ado∣ration of the Hoast Saint Thomas sayd.
Hauing adored the Hoast, say this Prayer of S. Bernard in his Meditations vpon the Passion,
FOR PETITION. At our Lords prayer, when you haue sayd it, repeate these words of the Liturgy, heere before alleadged.
And at the end of Masse.
SECT. XIX. Deuotions directed for the dayes of the weeke.
SECT. XX. Deuotion for the houres of the Day.
At the Prime Houre.
At the Third.
At the Sixth.
At the Ninth.
At Vespers.
At Compline.
SECT. XXI. Of Confession: an Act of deuo∣tion very necessary; with counsell vpon it.
Liuely Representation.
SECT. XXII. Behold heer an excellent prayer of S. Augustin for this exer∣cise of pennance, drawne frō a Manuscript of Cardinall Seripandus.
SECT. XXIII. Of Communion, which is the principall of all the Acts of Deuotion: with a briefe Ad∣uise on the practise thereof.
And after Communiō to make these petitions of S. Au∣gustine.
THE SECOND PART OF THE DIVRNALL. Of acts of Vertue.
SECT. I. Twelue fundamentall conside∣rations of Vertues.
SECT. II. Seauen pathes of Eternity, which conduct the Soule to great Vertues.
SECT. III. Of Perfection, and wherein it consisteth.
SECT. IV. Of Vertues, and their degrees.
Of Prudence.
Richardus de Sancto Victore
Deuotion.
Of Humility.
Of Pouerty.
Of Obedience.
Of Chastity.
Of Modesty.
Of Abstinence.
Of Fortitude.
Of Patience.
Of Iustice.
Of Magnanimity.
Of Gratitude.
Of Amity.
Of Simplicity.
Of Perseuerance.
Of Charity towardes God and our Neighbour.
Of Charity in Conuer∣sation.
SECT. V. Of foure orders of those, who aspire to Perfection,
SECT. VI. A short way of Perfection, pra∣ctised by the Auncients.
SECT. VII. Meanes to become perfect.
SECT. VIII. How one ought to gouerne him∣selfe against Temptatiōs, Tri∣bulations, & obstaces which occurre in the way of Vertue.
SECT. IX. Remedyes Against passions and temptations which proceed from euery Vice.
Against Gluttony.
Against Sloth.
Against Couetousnes.
Agaust carnall Loue.
Against Sadnesse.
Against Enuy.
THE THIRD PART OF THE DIVRNALL.
SECT. I. Affaires, and their importance.
SECT. II. Two heades, to which affaires are reduced.
SECT. III. Of the gouernement of a Family.
SECT. IV. Of direction in matter spirituall.
SECT. V. Aduise for those, who are in employments, and gouer∣nementes.
THE FOVRTH PART OF THE DIVRNALL.
SECT. I. Recreation, and necessity thereof.
SECT. II. Pleasures of ast.
SECT. III. Of Game.
SECT. IV. Of Dauncing.
SECT. V. Of wanton Ayres, and Comedyes.
SECT. VI. Of pleasure in walking, and running.
SECT. VII. Of foure Conditions of Re∣creation.
SECT. VIII. Of vcious conuersation: And first of the Impertinent.
SECT. IX. Of vaine Conuersation.
SECT. X. Of maligne Conuersation.
SECT. XI. The condition of good Con∣uersation.
SECT. XII. Conclusion of the Diurnall.
Say heere.
DEVOVT ASPIRATIONS FOR THE Actions of the Day.
In the Morning.
At the beginning of any good VVorke.
In good Inspirations.
For Masse.
At spirituall lesson.
In speaking.
At Resection.
In prosperity.
Inaduersity.
In the affaires, and cares of the world.
In Calumnies.
In prayses.
Against the vaine hopes of the world.
Against Pride.
Auarice.
Vncleanesse.
Enuy.
Gluttony.
Anger.
Sloth.
Rules of Fayth.
Act of Fayth.
Of Hope.
Of Charity.