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Daily 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. The Dialogue was dictated by St. Catherine during an ecstasy that she experienced. [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"For all of the vices are born of selfishness because it is from selfishness that the principal vice, pride, is born. Those who are proud are bereft of any loving charity, and their pride is the source of impurity and avarice." Source: St. Catherine of Siena, The Dialogue, Paulist Press, 1980

June 26th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

Daily 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. The Dialogue was dictated by St. Catherine during an ecstasy that she experienced. [...]

February 25th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena