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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." -St. Augustine

2019-04-07T19:19:06-04:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

"The will, therefore, is then truly free, when it is not the slave of vices and sins. Such was it given us by God; and this being lost by its own fault, can only be restored by Him who was able to at first to give it." -St. Augustine

2019-03-03T16:51:19-05:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

"For if we look at the matter a little more carefully, we shall see that even when a man dies faithfully and laudably for the truth’s sake, it is still death he is avoiding… He submits to the separation of soul and body, lest the soul be separated both from God and from the body, [...]

2019-02-26T20:16:53-05:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

Eucharist Quote: St. Augustine

"For when he says in another book which is called Ecclesiastes, 'There is no good for a man, except that he should eat and drink,' what can he be more credibly understood to say, than what belongs to the participation of this table which the Mediator of the New Testament Himself, the Priest after the [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:44-04:00February 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. Augustine

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. Augustine

"But from the fact that the woman was made for him from his side, it was plainly meant that we should learn how dear the bond between man and wife should be." St. Augustine

2019-01-02T19:40:22-05:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Augustine

"For when he says in another book which is called Ecclesiastes, 'There is no good for a man, except that he should eat and drink,' what can he be more credibly understood to say, than what belongs to the participation of this table which the Mediator of the New Testament Himself, the Priest after the [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:53-04:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Augustine

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"Thus the true cause of the blessedness of the good angels is foundÿto 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, and [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:57-04:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

"But from the fact that the woman was made for him from his side, it was plainly meant that we should learn how dear the bond between man and wife should be." Source: St. Augustine, City of God

2020-03-15T18:20:06-04:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Augustine

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas

"Now since, owing to our daily defects, we stand in daily need of the fruits of our Lord's Passion, this sacrament is offered regularly every day in the Church. Hence our Lord teaches us to pray (Lk. 11:3): 'Give us this day our daily bread': in explanation of which words Augustine says (De Verb. Dom. [...]

2020-03-15T18:20:53-04:00October 28th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Thomas Aquinas