Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John of the Cross

"St. John of the Cross" (detail) by Francisco de Zurbarán

“St. John of the Cross” (detail) by Francisco de Zurbarán

“God is more pleased by one work, however small, done secretly, without desire that it be known, than a thousand done with desire that men know of them.” (St. John of the Cross, Doctor of the Church)


December 14 is the Memorial of St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church (A.D. 1542 – 1591).

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