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Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Only do not lose sight of Our Lord in His Sacrament of obedience, if you would have the strength to obey always, in everything, promptly and joyously. What! Our Lord comes to you whenever you wish. You choose your hour, you yourself measure your dispositions, you present yourself, and He is already there." Source: [...]

November 21st, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Hildegard of Bingen

"Those who live in obedience when unsupervised gain an eternal reward." Source: St. Hildegard of Bingen, Hildegard of Bingen: Scivias (Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)), Paulist Press, 1990.

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Hildegard of Bingen

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"The obedient have no desire to obey in their own way, to choose the time and the place; they would rather follow the rule and their superiors." Source: St. Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue, Paulist Press, 1980 The Dialogue was dictated by Catherine over a period of five days. Three scribes worked to keep [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"The sign that you have this virtue (obedience) is patience, and impatience is the sign that you do not have it. Notice that there two ways of observing obedience. The one is more perfect than the other, but like the commandments and the counsels the two are not separate but united. The one is good [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"Obedience has a wet nurse, true humility, and the soul is as obedient as she is humble, and as humble as she is obedient.  This humility is also charity’s governess and wet nurse, and she nurtures the virtue of obedience with the very same milk.  The garment this nurse gives the soul is self-abasement, the [...]

October 13th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"The source and companion of obedience is humility.  But disobedience comes from pride, which in turn comes from selfish love for oneself and deprives one of humility." Source: St. Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue, Paulist Press, 1980 The Dialogue was dictated by Catherine over a period of five days. Three scribes worked to keep [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Love alone leads to perfection, but the three chief means for acquiring it are obedience, chastity, and poverty. Obedience is a consecration of the heart, chastity of the body, and poverty of all worldly goods to the Love and Service of God. These are the three members of the Spiritual Cross, and all three must [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Louis de Montfort

"True devotion to our Lady is holy, that is, it leads us to avoid sin and to imitate the virtues of Mary. Her ten principal virtues are: deep humility, lively faith, blind obedience, unceasing prayer, constant self-denial, surpassing purity, ardent love, heroic patience, angelic kindness, and heavenly wisdom." Source: St. Louis de Montfort, True [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"But by the precept He gave, God commended obedience, which is, in a sort, the mother and guardian of all the virtues in the reasonable creature, which was so created that submission is advantageous to it, while the fulfillment of its own will in preference to the Creator’s is destruction." Source: St. Augustine, City [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"We ought to serve God, for we are His creatures and His property. Although God gives us liberty, He does not mean to relinquish His rights over us. We belong to Him, we are His; and should we endeavor to free ourselves by disobedience, which is a true robbery of God's goods, a denial of [...]

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