Catholic Quote of the Day — by St. Francis of Assisi

"The Vision of St. Francis" (detail) by Jusepe de Ribera

“The Vision of St. Francis” (detail) by Jusepe de Ribera


“When the soul is troubled, lonely and darkened, then it turns easily to the outer comfort and to the empty enjoyments of the world.” (St. Francis of Assisi, Deacon)


The Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi (1181 – 1226) is October 4.

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