Category Archives: Saints and Prophets

Quote for the Day

“Blessed is the brother that would love his brother in illness, when the brother cannot be of use to him, as much as he loves him in health, when he can be of use to him.” — St. Francis of … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“He alone is true God, without beginning and without end. He is unchangeable, invisible, indescribable and ineffable, incomprehensible, unfathomable, blessed and worthy of all praise.” — St. Francis of Assisi

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“True peacemakers are those who preserve peace of mind and body for love of our Lord Jesus Christ, despite what they suffer in this world.” — St. Francis of Assisi

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“It never pays to become discouraged at the faults of others or at our own.” — Venerable Solanus Casey, OFM Cap.

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“Praised by you, my Lord, through Sister Water, so very useful and humble, precious and chaste.” —  St. Francis of Assisi

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“How can we ever thank the merciful God that we still have a chance to humble ourselves and to merit?” — Ven. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap.

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“I have followed my road. May Christ teach you yours.” — St. Francis of Assisi

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Memorial of Perpetua and Felicity and Contemporary Christian Martyrdom

Today is the commemoration of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, both of whom were martyred under the persecution of the Emperor Septimus Severus in the early third century. Perpetua was a noblewoman and Felicity was her slave. They, along with others, … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“How marvelous is divine wisdom, for it brought salvation through the cinders of humanity.” — St. Bonaventure, OFM

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Quote for the Day

“Put aside your garments, that is worldly riches, so that you may not fall victim to the adversary and that you may enter the kingdom of heaven by the rough road and narrow gate.” — St. Clare of Assisi  

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Homily for Memorial of St. Agnes

Here is my homily from last night’s celebration of the feast of St. Agnes. God bless each of you! Did you catch that one sentence in tonight’s Gospel that I tried to emphasize? “Then they remained silent.” We, who dare to … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“Where there is mercy and discernment, there is neither excess nor hardness of heart.” — St. Francis of Assisi

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Quote for the Day

“What is religion? Ah! The science of Heaven come down to Earth: the science of our happy dependence on God and one another, the science whereby Almight God makes men like to Himself.” — Venerable Solanus Casey, OFM Cap.

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Quote for the Day

“Be kindly disposed toward the poor, the wretched and afflicted; help them as much as you can and console them.” — St. Louis IX, SFO

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Quote for the Day

“Violence is unworthy of man. Violence is a lie, for it goes against the truth of our faith, the truth of our humanity. Violence destroys what it claims to defend: the dignity, the life, the freedom of human beings. Violence … Continue reading

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