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 Assisi

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Quote for the Day

“Strive to do everything for the love of God, whether you pray, or read; whether you are busy with household chores or lowly duties. Train yourself in all works of charity both for the healthy as well as for the … 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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Quote for the Day

“I have been privileged to give great gifts from my empty hands.” — St. John Vianney, sfo

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Quote for the Day

“Purity of heart, carefully and constantly guarded, becomes the rule, and the radiance, of our whole life, and of every word and deed.” — St. Pope John XXIII

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Quote for the Day

“The word of God is a light to the mind and fire to the will. It enables man to know God and to love Him.” — St. Lawrence of Brindisi, OFM Cap.

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Quote for the Day

“In the intimacy of my soul I feel contented because it desires nothing but the will of God.” — St. Veronica Giuliani, OSC

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Quote for the Day

“While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.” — St. Francis of Assisi

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Quote for the Day

“Prayer is the cup for drinking the grace of the Holy Spirit from the abundant fountain of delight, the Blessed Trinity.” — St. Bonaventure, OFM

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Quote for the Day

“Divine aid is available to those who seek it from their hearts. Prayer is the mother and source of the ascent.” — St. Bonaventure, OFM

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Quote for the Day

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

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Are You Called to be a Saint?

With the recent double canonization of St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II, we all are sort of thinking “saint” and wondering if in some way we might become holy and saintly. Often, the lives of the saints leave … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“My plan of life is chiefly this: to love and suffer, always meditating upon, adoring and admiring God’s unspeakable love for his lowliest creatures.” — St. Conrad of Parzham, OFM

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Quote for the Day

“The more the graces and favors of Jesus grow in your soul, the more you should humble yourself, always keeping the humility of our heavenly Mother, who, the instant she became the Mother of God, declared herself the handmaid of … Continue reading

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More on Today’s Canonizations

In case you didn’t get to watch it live, here is the video (courtesy of Vatican TV) of today’s double canonizations. It is three hours long, but beautiful to see.

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