Today is the Feast Day of St. Jerome. In his meditation for this day, De La Salle wrote “If you wish to be filled with the mind of God and entirely fit for your work, make the sacred books of Scripture your special study, and particularly the New Testament….”

Meditations by John Baptist de La Salle, trans. Brothers Richard Arnandez and Augustine Loes; ed. Brothers Augustine Loes and Francis Huether (Landover, MD: Christian Brothers, 1994), pp. 315-317.