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C.S. LewisC.S. Lewis

Daily Catholic Quote from C. S. Lewis

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.” (C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity) NB: C.S. Lewis was an Anglican, yet many of his insights were profoundly Catholic. If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family [...]

"Mulitplication of the Loaves and Fishes" (detail) by Très Riches Heures"Mulitplication of the Loaves and Fishes" (detail) by Très Riches Heures

Jesus does not hold anything back… do you?

There is a great old popular jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons titled All of Me that is one of my favorite tunes.  I particularly like the rendition performed by Louis Armstrong and another done later by Willie Nelson. The song is about a fellow who lost his heart to a girl who left him, so he [...]

St. Alphonsus Maria de' Liguori, C.Ss.R.
Bishop and Doctor of the ChurchSt. Alphonsus Maria de' Liguori, C.Ss.R. Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Alphonsus Maria de’ Liguori, C.Ss.R.

“How pleasing to Him it will be if you sometimes forget yourself and speak to Him of His own glory, of the miseries of others, especially those who mourn in sorrow; of the souls in purgatory, His spouses, who long to behold Him in Heaven; and of poor sinners who live deprived of His grace.” (St. Alphonsus Maria de’ Liguori, [...]

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Encountering the Word — Zephaniah 2:3

“Seek ye the Lord, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the Lord’s anger.” (Zephaniah 2:3) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. [...]

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Encountering the Word – Psalm 149:4

“For the Lord takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with victory.” (Psalm 149:4) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using both the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! – The Editors Print this entry

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Encountering the Word – Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. (Proverbs 16:18) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using both the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! – The Editors Print this entry

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Encountering the Word – Colossians 3:12-13

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if one has a grievance against another; as the Lord has forgiven you, so must you also do. (Colossians 3:12-13) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using [...]

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Daily Catholic Quote from St. Benedict of Nursia

“The first degree of humility is prompt obedience.” (St. Benedict of Nursia; The Rule of St. Benedict) July 11 is the Memorial of St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot (480 – 547). If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you [...]

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Encountering the Word — Psalm 25:9

“He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.” (Psalm 25:9) If you liked this scripture passage, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! – The Editors Print this [...]