Saints

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

Daily Catholic Quote by St. Francis of Assisi

“We adore you and we bless you, Lord Jesus Christ, here and in all the churches which are in the whole world, because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.” (St. Francis of Assisi, Deacon) October 4 is the Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi (1181 – 1286) If you liked this quote, please share it with your [...]

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Encountering the Word — Luke 12:49-53

“I came to cast fire upon the earth; and would that it were already kindled! I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how I am constrained until it is accomplished! Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division; for henceforth in one house there will be five divided, three against [...]

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Encountering the Word — 2 Timothy 1:7

“God did not give us a spirit of timidity but a spirit of power and love and self-control.” (2 Timothy 1:7) 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 [...]

Dr. Peter KreeftDr. Peter Kreeft

Daily Catholic Quote from Dr. Peter Kreeft

“Saints love true peace. They also hate false peace, peace based on lies. Saints hate violence and intolerance against sinners. But they also hate tolerance of sin. Saints love sinners more, and sins less, than anyone else does. Both of these eccentricities puzzle people and often offend them.” (Dr. Peter Kreeft; How to Win the Culture War, Chapter 7) If [...]

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

Daily Catholic Quote 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) October 15 — Memorial of St. Teresa of Avila, Virgin and Doctor of the Church (1515-1582) If you liked this quote, please [...]

St. Peter's Basilica at Night (and Ponte Sant Angelo over the Tiber)St. Peter's Basilica at Night (and Ponte Sant Angelo over the Tiber)

Rome Speaks for Herself and She says “Catholic”

Much of the evidence that the Catholic Church is one, holy, catholic, and apostolic can be found in Rome.  How else does one explain that the Church has the greatest treasure of early Christian artifacts in the world?  I don’t mean this in an arrogant way, but more as look and see… and think.  If our Church is steeped in the relics [...]

"St. Ambrose" by Matthias Stom"St. Ambrose" by Matthias Stom

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Ambrose of Milan

“Let your door stand open to receive him, unlock your soul to him, offer him a welcome in your mind, and then you will see the riches of simplicity, the treasures of peace, the joy of grace. Throw wide the gate of your heart, stand before the sun of the everlasting light that shines on every man… It is the soul [...]

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Encountering the Word — 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

“…but he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ I will all the more gladly boast of my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities; for when I am weak, then I [...]

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

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Augustine of Hippo

“What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.” (St. Augustine of Hippo, Bishop, Confessor and Doctor of Grace) If [...]

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Encountering the Word — Philippians 1:21

“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21) 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