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Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"Again, there are abject and honorable virtues; for the world generally despises patience, gentleness, simplicity, and even humility itself, while, on the contrary, it highly esteems prudence, valor, and liberality." -St. Francis de Sales

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Kindness towards the afflicted becomes compassion, which means a suffering with, or an entering into the distress and the pains of others as if they were our own." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

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

Virtue Quote: St. Hildegard of Bingen

"Humility always groans, weeps and destroys all offenses, for this is its work. So let anyone who wishes to conquer the Devil arm himself with humility, since Lucifer fervently flees it and hides in its presence like a snake in a hole; for wherever it finds him, it quickly snaps him like a fragile thread." [...]

February 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"Humility might make us indifferent even to a good reputation, were it not for Charity’s sake; but seeing that it is a groundwork of society, and without it we are not merely useless but positively harmful to the world, because of the scandal given by such a deficiency, therefore Charity requires, and humility allows, us [...]

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

Virtue Quote: St. Catherine of Siena

"This is why I told you earlier that if those who eat at the table of penance are not truly humble, and if their penance becomes their chief concern rather than an instrument of virtue, they will often, by this sort of grumbling, sin against their very perfection. So they should not be foolish, but [...]

February 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Our personal sins are another source of profound humility and humiliation. I am a sinner, more of a sinner than all other men, for I could have and I might have done all that they have done. With as many graces as I, they would not have been so wicked as I. That is the [...]

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

Virtue Quote: St. Bernard of Clairvaux

"I began to fear more the terrible danger of pride if I did well than the disgrace if I did badly. There I was at a crossroad between fear and charity, not knowing which way was safe to take. If I spoke to any profit about humility I feared to be found lacking in it; [...]

February 13th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"Without truth, without trust and love for what is true, there is no social conscience and responsibility, and social action ends up serving private interests and the logic of power, resulting in social fragmentation, especially in a globalized society at difficult times like the present." -Pope Benedict XVI

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

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"One of life’s greatest joys comes from loving those whom no one else loves." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

February 11th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Faustina

"Virtue without prudence is not virtue at all. We should often pray to the Holy Spirit for this grace of prudence. Prudence consists in discretion, rational reflection and courageous resolution. The final decision is always up to us." -St. Faustina

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