Quotes from the Week

Friday, December 8, 2023

It is better to say one Our Father fervently and devoutly than a thousand with no devotion and full of distraction.

- St. Edmund

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Few souls understand what God would accomplish in them if they were to abandon themselves unreservedly to Him and if they were to allow His grace to mold them accordingly.

- St. Ignatius Loyola

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.

- Pope St. Gregory the Great

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Those who commit these types of scandals are guilty of the spiritual equivalent of murder, but I', here among you to prevent something far worst for you. While those who give scandal are guilty of the spiritual equivalent of murder, those who take scandal- who allow scandals to destroy faith- are guilty of spiritual suicide.

- St. Francis de Sales

Monday, December 4, 2023

Not 100 in the United States hate the Roman Catholic Church, but millions hate what they mistakenly think the Roman Catholic Church is.

- Bishop Fulton J. Sheen

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Ignorance of scripture is ignorance of Christ

- St. Jerome

Saturday, December 2, 2023

The modern mind will accept nothing on authority, but will accept anything on no authority. Say that the Bible or the Pope says so and it will be dismissed without further examination. But preface your remark with 'I think I heard somewhere,' or, try but fail to remember the name of some professor who might have said 'such-and-such,' and it will be immediately accepted as an unshakable fact.

- G.K. Chesterton