Daily Catholic Quote from Cardinal Hans Urs Von Balthasar

Cardinal Hans Urs von Balthasar

“When you say yes to God unconditionally, you have no idea how far this yes is going to take you. Certainly farther than you can guess and calculate beforehand… but just how far and in what form? At the same time, this yes is the sole, non-negotiable prerequisite of all Christian understanding, of all theology and ecclesial wisdom.” (Cardinal Hans Urs Von Balthasar)

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    1. He was named a Cardinal by Pope John Paul II in 1988, however he died two days before the consistory at which he would have received the red hat.

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