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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"The devil makes us believe that we have some virtue – patience, let us say – because we have determination and make continual resolutions to suffer a great deal for God’s sake.  We really and truly believe that we would suffer all this, and the devil encourages us in the belief, and so we are [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:24-04:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"For the person who is truly humble is always doubtful about his own virtues; very often they seem more genuine and of greater worth when he sees them in his neighbors." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection, Dover Thrift Editions, 2012.

2020-03-15T18:22:35-04:00February 26th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"You see now why the saints rejoiced in insults and persecutions: it was because these gave them something to present to the Lord when they prayed to Him.  What can a poor creature like myself do, who has had so little to forgive others and has so much to be forgiven herself?" Source: Saint [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:51-04:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"You must practice simplicity and humility, for those are the virtues which achieved everything." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection, Dover Thrift Editions, 2012.

2020-03-15T18:22:57-04:00January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"St. Teresa says, that all are not allowed to speak to their king; the most that can be hoped for is to communicate with him through a third person. To converse with thee, O King of Glory, no third person is needed; Thou art always ready in the Sacrament of the Altar to give audience [...]

2020-03-15T18:23:08-04:00December 20th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"When He sees a soul who loves Him greatly, He knows that soul can suffer much for Him, whereas one who loves Him little will suffer little. For my own part, I believe that love is the measure of our ability to bear crosses, whether great or small." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The [...]

2020-03-15T18:23:11-04:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"I should like to ask those who are afraid to pray for trials lest they should at once be given them what the mean when they beg the Lord to fulfill His will in them. Do they say this because everyone else says it and not because they want it to be done?" Source: [...]

2020-03-15T18:23:27-04:00November 13th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

"St. Teresa says, that this great King of Glory has disguised Himself in the Sacrament under the species of bread, and that He has concealed His Majesty, to encourage us to approach His Divine Heart with greater confidence. Let us, then, draw near to Jesus with great confidence and affection; let us unite ourselves to [...]

2020-03-15T18:23:28-04:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Eucharist Quote – St. Alphonsus Liguori

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"You should each do your duty; and, if this is not appreciated by your superior, you may be sure that is will be appreciated and rewarded by the Lord.  We did not come here to seek rewards in this life, but only in the life to come." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way [...]

2020-03-15T18:23:34-04:00October 16th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"True humility consists in our being satisfied with what is given us." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection, Dover Thrift Editions, 2012.

2020-03-15T18:23:48-04:00September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila