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Daily Catholic Quote — from Blessed Paul VI

Blessed Paul VI

“The world calls for and expects from us simplicity of life, the spirit of prayer, charity towards all, especially towards the lowly and the poor, obedience and humility… Without this mark of holiness, our word will have difficulty in touching the heart of modern man. It risks being vain and sterile.” (Blessed Paul VI) Please share on social media. Print […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Blessed Paul VI

Blessed Paul VI

“The world calls for and expects from us simplicity of life, the spirit of prayer, charity towards all, especially towards the lowly and the poor, obedience and humility… Without this mark of holiness, our word will have difficulty in touching the heart of modern man. It risks being vain and sterile.” (Blessed Paul VI) Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Josemaría Escrivá

St. Josemaría Escrivá

“Don’t you long to shout to those youths who are bustling around you: Fools! Leave those worldly things that shackle the heart and very often degrade it… Leave all that and come with us in search of Love!” (St. Josemaría Escrivá, The Way, Winning New Apostles, #790) Print this entry

The Only Acceptable Rebellion

St. Michael the Archangel

Come on, we know better than the Church, don’t we? After all, this is the twenty-first century and times have changed. Modern man is fully capable of deciding what is good and moral on his own, right? All the really smart people in the media, government and academia who encourage us to embrace abortion, contraception, euthanasia and same-sex marriage can’t […]

Make Success About God — Not About You

The Illusion of Success

If you were given the choice between worldly success or failure, what would you choose?  Oh, and what if success would lead you away from God while failure would draw you closer to him? You don’t like those choices, do you?  Instead, you want to bargain.  I want success and I promise to stay close to God. Truly, I will! […]

Overcoming My Worst Spiritual Behavior

I sometimes marvel at my consistency.  On a day filled with self-reflection like the one I experienced yesterday, I realized that once again, I was falling into repetitive bad behaviors that were hampering my faith journey.  The last time I felt like this was just before Lent of this year when I was overworked, worn out and struggling to find […]