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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"God said, 'This is that sin which is never forgiven, now or ever: the refusal, the scorning, of my mercy. For this offends me more than all the other sins they have committed. So the despair of Judas displeased me more and was a greater insult to my Son than his betrayal had been.'" -St. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

"If only everyone weak and imperfect like me felt as I do, no one would despair of reaching the heights of love, for Jesus does not ask for glorious deeds.  He asks only for self-surrender and for gratitude." Source: St. Therese of Lisieux, The Story of a Soul, Saint Benedict Press, 2010.

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Today millions of men and women consider that their happiness is destroyed if they must get along without a few things of which their grandfathers had never dreamed. Luxuries have become necessities to them; and the more things a man needs in order to be happy, the more he has increased his chances of disappointment [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. John Climacus

"We ought to be on our guard, in case our conscience has stopped troubling us, not so much because of its being clear but because of its being immersed in sin. A proof of our having been delivered from our failings is the unceasing acknowledgement of our indebtedness. Nothing equals the mercy of God or [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"For this sin of ultimate despair is much more displeasing to me and harmful to them than all the other evils they have committed. And this is why: Other sins are committed with some selfish sensual pleasure, and sometimes they are regretted, and they can be regretted in such a way that the regret will [...]

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