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Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

"Thus the true cause of the blessedness of the good angels is found to be this, that they cleave to Him who supremely is. And if we ask the cause of the misery of the bad, it occurs to us, and not unreasonably, that they are miserable because they have forsaken Him who supremely is, [...]

2019-01-30T20:00:29-05:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Here is the first-class humility that we ought to imitate, although sinners and condemned necessarily to humble ourselves by our- state. Let us then, refer all to God. Return to Him His graces, which He lends you only that you may make them fructify to His profit and glory. Do not pride yourselves on God's [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:44-04:00January 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

"I want it to be set down in writing, not to forget that we in this house, and for that matter anyone who would be perfect, must flee a thousand leagues from such phrases as: 'I had right on my side'; 'They had no right to do this to me'; 'The person who treated me [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:44-04:00January 26th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"I would not affect either folly or wisdom; for just as humility deters me from pretending to be wise, so simplicity and straightforwardness deter me from pretending to be foolish; and just as vanity is opposed to humility, so all affection and pretense are opposed to honesty and simplicity." -St. Francis de Sales

2019-01-23T20:08:27-05:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"There has been no greater secret of inner peace ever given than in the worlds of John the Baptist when he saw Our Lord coming: 'He must increase; I must decrease'." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

2019-01-02T19:51:12-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"He who is not submissive in his talk will certainly not be so in what he does. To be unfaithful in the small things is to be unfaithful in the great, and this is very hard to bring under control." -St. John Climacus

2019-01-19T08:19:33-05:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

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

2019-01-02T19:46:33-05:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

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 [...]

2019-01-02T19:46:05-05:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

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

2019-01-02T19:41:28-05:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

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

2019-01-02T19:32:37-05:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus