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St. Thérèse of LisieuxSt. Thérèse of Lisieux

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Thérèse of Lisieux

“You know well enough that Our Lord does not look so much at the greatness of our actions, nor even at their difficulty, but at the love with which we do them.” (St. Thérèse of Lisieux—of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) October 1 is the Memorial of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the […]

St. Augustine of Hippo (detail)
by Sandro BotticelliSt. Augustine of Hippo (detail) by Sandro Botticelli

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Augustine of Hippo

“Thou movest us to delight in praising Thee; for Thou hast formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest in Thee.” (St. Augustine of Hippo, Confessions – Book I. Chapter I.) August 28 is the Memorial of St. Augustine, Bishop, Confessor and Doctor of Grace (A.D. 354 – 430).  Print this entry

C.S. LewisC.S. Lewis

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

“Man approaches God most nearly when he is in one sense least like God. For what can be more unlike than fullness and need, sovereignty and humility, righteousness and penitence, limitless power and a cry for help?” (C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves) NB: C.S. Lewis was an Anglican; many of his insights were profoundly Catholic. Print this entry

Pope St. John Paul IIPope St. John Paul II

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

“At stake is the dignity of the human person, whose defense and promotion have been entrusted to us by the Creator.” (Pope St. John Paul II, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, Encyclical, 1987) October 22 is the Optional Memorial of St. John Paul II (1920 – 2005).   Print this entry

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone | Photo: Paul Haring, Catholic News ServiceArchbishop Salvatore Cordileone | Photo: Paul Haring, Catholic News Service

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

“There is a problem here—an injustice, really—in the way that some people are so often identified by what they are against. Opposition to same-sex marriage is a natural consequence of what we are for, i.e., preserving the traditional, natural understanding of marriage in the culture and in the law.” (Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone) Print this entry

Pope Francis (neneo / Shutterstock.com)Pope Francis (neneo / Shutterstock.com)

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope Francis

“Therefore the Eucharistic Celebration is much more than simple banquet: it is exactly the memorial of Jesus’ Pascal Sacrifice, the mystery at the centre of salvation. Memorial does not simply mean a remembrance, a mere memory; it means that every time we celebrate this Sacrament we participate in the mystery of the passion, death and resurrection of Christ.” (Pope Francis, […]

Meditating on the Life of Christ while Praying the RosaryMeditating on the Life of Christ while Praying the Rosary

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Fr. Romano Guardini

“The Christian heart has always known Mary as the essence of compassion and love, to whom man can turn with particular and unreserved confidence. This is expressed so well by the intimate name that was given her from the beginning the name of mother.” (Fr. Romano Guardini, The Rosary of Our Lady) Print this entry