R. P. Quadrupani, Barnabite

Fr. Carlo Giuseppe Quadrupani, Barnabite (1740-1807) was a nineteenth century spiritual author from Milan. He is best remembered for his writings on spiritual guidance. His memorable book Light and Peace is published by TAN Books.


Interior Peace & Sadness

“Always active, always at rest.” -St. Augustine Be on your guard lest your zeal degenerate into anxiety and eagerness. Saint Francis de Sales was a most pronounced enemy of these two defects. They cause us to lose sight of God in our actions and make us very prone to impatience if the slightest obstacle should…


Hope and the Interior Life

“Casting all your solicitude upon Him for He hath care of you.” -St. Petr., Ep. I., c. V., v. 7 “Blessed is the man who hopes in the Lord,” says the Holy Spirit. The weakness of our souls is often attributable to lukewarmness in regard to the Christian virtue of hope. Hold fast to this…


Thoughts on Spiritual Direction

“For it is not you who speak, but the Holy Ghost.” -Mark 13:11 It is absolutely true that in matters of conscience obedience to a spiritual director is obedience to God, for Christ has said to His ministers on earth: “He that heareth you, heareth Me” (Luke, 10: 16.) A soul possessed of this spirit…