St. Francis de Sales

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor

“Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, not even if your whole world seems upset. If you find that you have wandered away from the shelter of God, lead your heart back to Him quietly and simply.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) January 24 is the Memorial of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor

“We shall steer safely through every storm so long as our heart is right, our intention fervent, our courage steadfast, and our trust fixed on God.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) January 24 is the Memorial of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (1567 – 1622). Print this entry

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor

“Do not fear what might happen tomorrow. The same everlasting Father who cares for you today will care for you tomorrow and every day. Either He will shield you from suffering, or He will give you unfailing strength to bear it. Be at peace, then, and put aside all anxious thoughts and imaginings.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of […]

On Heavy Burdens and Negative Patterns

Confessionals

I have been thinking a great deal about my recent experience at Reconciliation. I felt an intense and unexplainable urge to go and confess my sins when I woke up that morning. I try to go every six weeks or so, but this was no routine visit to the priest for me. I needed to unburden myself of the numerous […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor

“Consider all the past as nothing, and say, like David: Now I begin to love my God.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) January 24 is the Memorial of St. Francis de Sales (1567 – 1622), Bishop and Doctor of the Church. If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using […]

A Timeless Lesson and the Burden of Sin

Confessionals

I have been thinking a great deal about my experience at Reconciliation this past Saturday. I felt an intense and unexplainable urge to go and confess my sins when I woke up that morning. I try to go every six weeks or so, but this was no routine visit to the priest for me. I needed to unburden myself of […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor

“Half an hour of listening is essential except when one is very busy. Then, a full hour is needed.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) January 24 is the Memorial of St. Francis de Sales (1567 – 1622), Bishop and Doctor of the Church If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and […]

St. Augustine On the Beatitudes

St. Augustine of Hippo (detail) by Sandro Botticelli

In 393, Saint Augustine wrote his Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount. In this edifying treatise, he begins with the weighty proclamation that “anyone who piously and earnestly ponders the Sermon on the Mount — as we read in the Gospel according to Mathew — I believe he will find therein… the perfect standard of the Christian Life.” And […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

“Consider all the past as nothing, and say, like David: Now I begin to love my God.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Please post your comments and questions below. We value your feedback. If you appreciate our writing, please use both the Share and Recommend buttons to tell your family and friends about this article. […]