Faith

/Tag:Faith

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"The first benefit which the soul receives from the Presence of God is that Faith grows more alive and active in all the events of life, particularly when we feel our need." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

June 9th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

"The keenness of the mind is blunted by bodily pleasures, how much more, in the region of revealed truths, do these same pleasures obscure the light of faith, or even, by the just judgment of God, entirely extinguish it. For these pleasures at the present day an insatiable appetite rages, infecting all classes as with [...]

June 9th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"From God’s standpoint, faith liberates reason from its blind spots and therefore helps it to be ever more fully itself.  Faith enables reason to do its work more effectively and to see its proper object more clearly." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, God is Love: Deus Caritas Est, Ignatius Press, 2006.

June 6th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"This is a hard saying and, who can take it? Thus exclaimed the Pharisees when Our Lord set forth to them the Mystery of the Eucharist, and demanded of them the submission of their Jewish repugnances to the Faith of Jesus Christ." Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine Eucharist St. Peter Julian Eymard [...]

May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Cyril of Jerusalem

"Consider therefore the Bread and the Wine not as bare elements, for they are, according to the Lord's declaration, the Body and Blood of Christ; for even though sense suggests this to you, yet let faith establish you. Judge not the matter from the taste, but from faith be fully assured without misgiving, that the [...]

April 30th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Cyril of Jerusalem

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

"Now nothing can be better adapted to promote a renewal of the strength and fervor of faith in the human mind than the mystery of the Eucharist." Source: Pope Leo XIII, MIRAE CARITATIS: ENCYCLICAL OF POPE LEO XIII ON THE HOLY EUCHARIST, May 28, 1902

March 26th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Leo XIII

Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

"That many do not advance in the Christian progress because they stick in penances, and particular exercises, while they neglect the love of God, which is the end. That this appeared plainly by their works, and was the reason why we see so little solid virtue." Source: Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence [...]

February 5th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Paul VI

"And so we must approach this mystery (the Eucharist) in particular with humility and reverence, not relying on human reasoning, which ought to hold its peace, but rather adhering firmly to divine Revelation." Source: Pope Paul VI, SACROSANCTUM CONCILIUM, Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, DECEMBER 4, 1963

January 30th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – Pope Paul VI

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"Whoever, then, has Christ in his heart, so that no earthly or temporal things – not even those that are legitimate and allowed – are preferred to Him, has Christ as a foundation. But if these things be preferred, then even though a man seems to have faith in Christ, yet Christ is not the [...]

January 5th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI

"Faith acts to purify reason, because of its ability to see and decide correctly.  So the Church’s task is that of healing reason and strengthening the desire for the good.  In this sense – without engaging in politics herself – the Church participates passionately in the battle for justice." Source: Pope Benedict XVI, God [...]

January 4th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Pope Benedict XVI