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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sale

"Indeed there are more bad than good results arising from it (sorrow), for the only good ones are mercy and repentance; whereas there are six evil results, namely, anguish, sloth, indignation, jealously, envy, and impatience." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.

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Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"It will invariably be found true that those who have suffered and who are saintly are always the most merciful to others. Not to be forgotten also are those who have received mercy and forgiveness themselves. One wonders if Saint Augustine was not one of the kindest and most compassionate of men, having been so [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

“I am giving you three ways of exercising mercy toward your neighbor: the first – by deed, the second – by word, the third – by prayer. In these three degrees is contained the fullness of mercy, and it is an unquestionable proof of love for Me. By this means a soul glorifies and pay [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

"On the initial day of the retreat, I was visited by one of the sisters who had come to make her perpetual vows. She confided to me that she had no trust in God and became discouraged at every little thing. I answered her, 'It is well that you have told me this, Sister; I [...]

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Daily Virue Quote – Pope Francis

“The Church feels the urgent need to proclaim God’s mercy. Her life is authentic and credible only when she becomes a convincing herald of mercy.” Source: Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus: BULL OF INDICTION OF THE EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE OF MERCY

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Hildegard of Bingen

"Among the five virtues the first is celestial love, which consists in a person knowing and loving God above all things. Then the person, because of his faith, is bound by the law God above all things. Then the person, because of his faith, is bound by the law of discipline; and from there he [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

"Oh my Jesus, Your goodness surpasses all understanding, and no one will exhaust Your mercy. Damnation is for the soul who wants to be damned; but for the one who desires salvation, there is the inexhaustible ocean of the Lord’s mercy to draw from." Source: St. Faustina, Diary: Divine Mercy in My Soul [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"God's mercy is magnanimous. He pardons generously and forever, for He knows not how to forget only half. He restores the joy of innocence and the honor of the first state. He pardons not as a man, but as God. He wishes us still to remember our sins, but with a thought of love, of [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Hildegard of Bingen

God to St. Hildegard in a vision: “You should give your alms to the poor as I mete out My grace to you. But let not those who receive alms take them vainly or avariciously.  What does this mean? There are many who love laziness and do not want to labor with their bodies to [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

"The only ones who can instruct the brethren are those who are merciful, those who are meek or humble. In other words, one cannot really be merciful if he is not humble." Source: St. Bernard of Clairvaux, The Steps of Humility and Pride (Note: This quote was incorrectly attributed to St. Augustine when it [...]

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