St. Catherine of Siena

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Mobilizing one’s whole being

Last weekend I had the pleasure of seeing Pixar’s Inside Out.  I was pleasantly surprised by it, not expecting it to be as thought-provoking and multi-faceted as it was.  One of the themes—and I don’t think I’m spoiling anything, given that it was mentioned in the first ten minutes of the film—was the purpose of the emotions. As Joy was […]

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Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Catherine of Siena

“Enrich your soul in the great goodness of God: The Father is your table, the Son is your food, and the Holy Spirit waits on you and then makes His dwelling in you.” (St. Catherine of Siena) April 29 is the Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor of the Church (1347 – 1380). Print this entry

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Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Catherine of Siena

“I tell you, charity to our neighbors for God’s sake is the fire that cleanses the soul.” (St. Catherine of Siena) April 29 is the Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor of the Church (1347 – 1380). Print this entry

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Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Catherine of Siena

“Ponder the fact that God has made you a gardener, to root out vice and plant virtue.” (St. Catherine of Siena; Sermon in a Sentence, John P. McClernon, Ignatius 2004) April 29 is the Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor of the Church (1347 – 1380). Print this entry

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Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Catherine of Siena

“If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world on fire.” (St. Catherine of Siena) April 29 is the Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor of the Church (1347 – 1380). Print this entry

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Daily Catholic Quote from St. Catherine of Siena

“Charity is the sweet and holy bond which links the soul with its Creator: it binds God with man and man with God.” (St. Catherine of Siena) April 29 is the Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor of the Church (1347 – 1380). If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and […]

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Daily Catholic Quote from St. Catherine of Siena

“Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.” (St. Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family and friends about this article using both the Share and the Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you […]

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Like Going Up the Down Escalator

I have a few crisp memories of my grandparents on my mother’s side. One of them is a replaying, over-a-decade-old mental video of Grandpa trying to walk up the down escalator, when he realized that Grandma, my sister, and I had—like girls do—changed our mind at the last minute and decided to stay on the upper floor of the mall. […]

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Daily Catholic Quote from St. Catherine of Siena

“If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” (St. Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family and friends about this article using both the Share and the Recommend buttons below and via email. We […]