Catholic Quote

Pope St.  John Paul IIPope St. John Paul II

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope St. John Paul II

“To believe in Jesus is to accept what he says, even when it runs contrary to what others are saying. It means rejecting the lure of sin, however attractive it may be, in order to set out on the difficult path of the Gospel virtues.” (Pope St. John Paul II; WYD Toronto Welcoming Ceremony; July 25, 2002) Print this entry

"The Virgin at Prayer" (detail) by Sassoferrato"The Virgin at Prayer" (detail) by Sassoferrato

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Fr. Romano Guardini

“More important than petition is adoration, for in it truth will come to us—the truth of life. Everyday cares will find their proper place and our standards will become rightly adjusted. This truth will comfort us; it will put in order what the entanglements and illusions of life have thrown into confusion. It will heal us spiritually so that we […]

St. Pio of Pietrelcina, PriestSt. Pio of Pietrelcina, Priest

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Pio of Pietrelcina

“Go to the Madonna. Love her! Always say the Rosary. Say it well. Say it as often as you can! Be souls of prayer. Never tire of praying, it is what is essential. Prayer shakes the Heart of God, it obtains necessary graces!” (St. Pio of Pietrelcina) The Memorial of St. Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest (1887 – 1968) is September […]

Pope St. John Paul IIPope St. John Paul II

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope St. John Paul II

“The essential act of penance, on the part of the penitent, is contrition, a clear and decisive rejection of the sin committed, together with a resolution not to commit it again, out of love which one has for God and which is reborn with repentance…”  (Pope St. John Paul II) The Optional Memorial of St. John Paul II (1920 – […]

C.S. LewisC.S. Lewis

Catholic Quote of the Day — from C. S. Lewis

“At present we are on the outside of the world, the wrong side of the door. We discern the freshness and purity of morning, but they do not make us fresh and pure. We cannot mingle with the splendours we see. But all the leaves of the New Testament are rustling with the rumour that it will not always be […]

Vilnius Image of Divine Mercy (detail) by KazimierowskiVilnius Image of Divine Mercy (detail) by Kazimierowski

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Faustina

“Oh, how great is the goodness of God, greater than we can understand. There are moments and there are mysteries of the divine mercy over which the heavens are astounded. Let our judgment of souls cease, for God’s mercy upon them is extraordinary.” (St. Faustina, Diary # 1684) Print this entry

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Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

“The world promises you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness.” (Pope Benedict XVI) Print this entry

"Saint Teresa of Ávila" (detail) by Peter Paul Rubens"Saint Teresa of Ávila" (detail) by Peter Paul Rubens

Catholic Quote of the Day from St. Teresa of Avila

“So dearly does His Majesty love us that He will reward our love for our neighbor by increasing the love which we bear to Himself, and that in a thousand ways.” (St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church) The Memorial of St. Teresa of Avila, Virgin and Doctor of the Church (1515-1582), is October 15. Print this entry

"The Prayer of St. Bonaventura on the Selection of the New Pope (detail) by Francisco de Zurbarán"The Prayer of St. Bonaventura on the Selection of the New Pope (detail) by Francisco de Zurbarán

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Bonaventure, Seraphic Doctor

“In everything, whether it is a thing sensed or a thing known, God Himself is hidden within.” (St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Seraphic Doctor) The Memorial of St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor (1218 – 1274), is July 15. Print this entry