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Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

"Believe and adore. Believe that Jesus Christ is in this sacrament as truly as He was nine months in the womb of Mary, as really as He was nailed to the Cross. Adore in humility and gratitude." -St. John Vianney

January 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"The proud man who trusts in himself may well undertake nothing, but the humble man is all the braver that he knows his own helplessness, and his courage waxes in proportion to his low opinion of himself, because all his trust is in God, Who delights to show forth His Power in our weakness, His [...]

January 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"A really humble man would rather that someone else called him worthless and good-for-nothing, than say so of himself; at all events, if such things are said, he does not contradict them, but acquiesces contentedly, for it is his own opinion." -St. Francis de Sales

January 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"Macedonius explained to me, lowly that I am, why he had voluntarily adopted a humbled life of this kind. 'I have never felt such absence of conflict within me, such sweetness of divine light, as now,' he said." -St. John Climacus

January 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"True humility lies in obedience and the most literal compliance with His Will!" -St. Francis de Sales

January 5th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Catherine of Siena

"Your chief desire ought to be to slay your selfish will so that it neither seeks nor wants anything but to follow [God's] gentle Truth, Christ crucified, by seeking the honor and glory of [His] name and the salvation of souls." -St. Catherine of Siena

January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

"I began to fear more the terrible danger of pride if I did well than the disgrace if I did badly. There I was at a crossroad between fear and charity, not knowing which way was safe to take. If I spoke to any profit about humility I feared to be found lacking in it; [...]

September 18th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"If you want to avenge yourself on the devil and free yourselves more quickly from temptation, ask the superior, as soon as a temptation comes to you, to give you some lowly office to do, or do some such thing, as best you can, on our own initiative, studying as you do it how to [...]

September 11th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

"When I say that compliments have no effect upon me, Mother, I am not referring to the love and confidence you have shown me; that, on the contrary, touches me deeply, but I feel that I need not be afraid of praise anymore and can enjoy itÿin all simplicity, attributing allÿthat is good in me [...]

September 9th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Renounce self, then. Know for certain and for all time that of yourself you can never accomplish anything, neither here nor there, neither today nor to morrow, neither for this one nor for that one, and go ask God's help before beginning- anything whatsoever. This is true humility; to omit it, is stupidity." Source:ÿ [...]

September 8th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard