1/8/13 Saint Quote of the Day
Let us understand that God is a physician, and that suffering is a medicine for salvation, not a punishment for damnation.
-- Saint Augustine of Hippo... Read more
1/7/13 Saint Quote of the day
Our fatherland is paradise, heaven. We have departed from it by pride, disobedience, abuse of the senses, therefore it is needed that we return to it by obedience, contempt of the world, and by taming the desires of the flesh; thus we return ... Read more
Saint if the Day 1/5/13
Today the Magi find, crying in a manger, the One they have followed as He shone in the sky. Today the Magi see clearly, in swaddling clothes, the One they have long awaited as He lay hidden among the stars.
Today the Magi gaze in deep wonde... Read more
1/5/13 Saint Quote of the Day
O my Jesus, I, a poor, ignorant young man, have become a shepherd in Thy sheepfold. . . . Grant that not one of those confided to me be lost. . . . Teach me to live, and, if needs be, to die for my people that they all may be saved, that they... Read more
1/4/13 Saint Quote of the Day
The accidents of life separate us from our dearest friends, but let us not despair. God is like a looking glass in which souls see each other. The more we are united to Him by love, the nearer we are to those who belong to Him.
-- Saint Eli... Read more
Saint quote of the day 1/3/13
Are you troubled? think but of Jesus, speak but the name of Jesus, the clouds disperse, and peace descends anew from heaven. Have you fallen into sin? so that you fear death? invoke the name of Jesus, and you will soon feel life returning. No... Read more
1/2/13 Saint Quote of the Day
Through the Holy Spirit we are restored to paradise, led back to the Kingdom of heaven, and adopted as children, given confidence to call God "Father" and to share in Christ's grace, called children of light and given a share in eternal glory.
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Saint Quote of the day 1/1/13
For the cup we drink is a participation in the blood of Christ, and the bread we break is a participation in the body of Christ. Because there is one loaf, we who are many are one body, since we all share the same bread. And so we pray that, by ... Read more
12/31/12 Saint Quote of the Day
The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit.
Saint Teresa of Avila... Read more
Saint Quote of the day 12/30/12
A man who has embraced poverty offers up prayer that is pure, while a man who loves possessions prays to material images.
--Saint John Climacus... Read more
Saint Quote of the day 12/29/12
There is a general rule concerning all special graces granted to any human being. Whenever the divine favor chooses someone to receive a special grace, or to accept a lofty vocation, God adorns the person chosen with all the gifts of the Spirit ... Read more
Saint Quote of the day 12/28/12
It is not particularly difficult to find thousands who will spend two or three hours a day in exercising, but if you ask them to bend their knees to God in five minutes of prayer, they protest that it is too long.
-- Venerable Bishop Fulton... Read more
12/27/12 Saint Quote of the day
For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but may have life everlasting.
-- Saint John the Apostle from The Gospel of John 3:16... Read more
12/26/12 Saint Quote of the day
Yesterday we celebrated the birth in time of our eternal King. Today we celebrate the triumphant suffering of his soldier. Yesterday our king, clothed in his robe of flesh, left his place in the virginís womb and graciously visited the world. To... Read more