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Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"In the world, slander has caused many a breakup, but in monastic communities it is gluttony that brings about all the falls and transgressions. Keep mistress gluttony under control and every abode will then give you dispassion, but let her take hold of you and every place outside the grave will be a menace to [...]

April 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The life of a man is vagrant, changeful, desultory, like that of children chasing butterflies, until he has discovered for himself why he is here and where he is going." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

April 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

"The life of a good religious ought to abound in every virtue so that he is interiorly what to others he appears to be. With good reason there ought to be much more within than appears on the outside, for He who sees within is God. Whom we ought to reverence most highly wherever we [...]

April 16th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"To desire the common good and strive towards it is a requirement of justice and charity. " -Pope Benedict XVI

April 14th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

"I cannot understand how humility exists, or can exist, without love, or love without humility, and it is impossible for these two virtues to exist save where there is great detachment from all created things." -St. Teresa of Avila

April 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"When we judge our own heart guilty, if we treat it gently, rather in a spirit of pity than anger, encouraging it to amendment, its repentance will be much deeper and more lasting than if stirred up in vehemence and wrath." -St. Francis de Sales

April 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Catherine of Siena

"I want you, therefore, to know that nothing causes as much darkness and division in the world among both laypeople and religious, clergy and shepherds of holy Church, as does the lack of the light justice and the invasion of the darkness of injustice. No rank, whether civil or divine law, can be held in [...]

April 6th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Perfection is being, not doing; it is not to affect an act but to achieve a character. There is nothing that makes life unhappier than its meaninglessness, and life is devoid of meaning only when it is without purpose. There are tens of thousands of minor purposes, but the one great purpose is the perfection [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Brother Lawrence

"That our sanctification did not depend upon changing our works, but in doing that for God’s sake, which we commonly do for our own. That it was lamentable to see how many people mistook the means for the end, addicting themselves to certain works, which they performed very imperfectly, by reason of their human of [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments