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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Modern man has become passive in the face of evil. He has so long preached a doctrine of false tolerance; he has so long believed that right and wrong were only differences in a point of view, that now when evil works itself out in a practice he is paralyzed to do anything against it." [...]

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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The life of a man is vagrant, changeful, desultory, like that of children chasing butterflies, until he has discovered for himself why he is here and where he is going." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

April 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The Fathers of the Church were constantly struck by the relationship between Baptism and the Eucharist; the blood and the water which flowed from the side of Christ on the Cross had deep significance. Water was the symbol of our regeneration and, therefore, betokened Baptism; blood, the price of our Redemption, was the sign of [...]

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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Perfection is being, not doing; it is not to affect an act but to achieve a character. There is nothing that makes life unhappier than its meaninglessness, and life is devoid of meaning only when it is without purpose. There are tens of thousands of minor purposes, but the one great purpose is the perfection [...]

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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Unless a man sets out to help his neighbor in the spirit of love he will never overcome those faulty tendencies in his nature which constantly try to drag it down." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Loving and serving are inseparable. Such service, too, is self-denying and ego-effacing." Ven. Fulton Sheen

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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Giving is really a divinely appointed way of acknowledging the mercies of God. We have indeed nothing to offer anyway that we have not received, and yet He is pleased to accept our offerings as tokens of our gratitude. Egotism makes the self the center; altruism and charity make the neighbor the center." -Ven. Fulton [...]

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Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Baptism is the initiation to the Christian life, and corresponds in the biological order to the beginning of life. But the birth to Divine Life comes only through a death; that is to say, an immersion under water which mystically symbolizes dying and being buried with Christ. The Eucharist is a sacrifice; it also incorporates [...]

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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Joy can be felt in both prosperity and adversity." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

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Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Kindness towards the afflicted becomes compassion, which means a suffering with, or an entering into the distress and the pains of others as if they were our own." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

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