See this online ebook, with 2 editions:

  • Spiritual Conferences on the Mysteries of Faith and the Interior Life, by Rev. Henry Collins (London: R. Washbourne, 1875). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in pdf, mobi, epub, and other formats, at Internet Archive; and also available at Google Books and Google Play Store.
  • Spiritual Conferences, by Rev. Henry Collins, edited by Rev. Joseph Degen, with an Introduction by Bishop John Keily (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1920). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in pdf, mobi, epub, and other formats, at Internet Archive.

On the Feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist in the Roman Rite.

“He said: I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness: Make straight the way of the Lord, as the prophet, Isaias, said… I baptize with water: but there hath stood one in the midst of you, whom you know not. The same is he that shall come after me, who is preferred before me: the latchet of whose shoe I am not worthy to loose.” (St. John i, 23, 26-27)

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