simplicity

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope Francis and Amoris Laetitia

Pope Francis (neneo / Shutterstock.com)

“Here let me say a word to fiancés. Have the courage to be different. Don’t let yourselves get swallowed up by a society of consumption and empty appearances. What is important is the love you share, strengthened and sanctified by grace. You are capable of opting for a more modest and simple celebration in which love takes precedence over everything […]

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

St. Thérèse of Lisieux

“Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what You want me to be — and becoming that person.” (St. Thérèse of Lisieux — of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) The Memorial of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church (1873 – 1897) is October 1. Print this entry

Mary, Virgin Mother of Grace, and the Lessons She Teaches Us

There’s more than one budding artist in my house.  Any one of my older kids will lose themselves, sometimes for hours at a time, working on “projects.”  They’ll get paper and markers and transform whatever is in front of them into a masterpiece. “Look, Mommy!” one of them will shout, and, of course, I have to look up from whatever I’m doing.  Without fail, I’m […]

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 Blessed Paul VI

Blessed Paul VI

“Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy. For joy comes from another source. It is spiritual. Money, comfort, hygiene and material security are often not lacking; and yet boredom, depression and sadness unhappily remain the lot of many.” (Blessed Paul VI, Gaudete in Domino, Apostolic Exhortation, 1975) Print this […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Paul of the Cross

“O Jesus, my Love, may my heart be consumed in loving Thee; make me humble and holy; give me childlike simplicity; transform me into thy holy love. O Jesus, life of my life, joy of my soul, God of my heart, accept my heart as an altar, on which I will sacrifice to Thee the gold of ardent charity, the […]

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.” (Pope Paul VI) Print this entry

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

St. Thérèse of Lisieux

“Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what You want me to be – and becoming that person.” (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 Church (1873 – 1897) Print this entry

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Thérèse of Lisieux

St. Thérèse of Lisieux

“Our Lord needs from us neither great deeds nor profound thoughts. Neither intelligence nor talents. He cherishes simplicity.” (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 Church (1873-1897) If you liked this quote, please share it with your […]