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Daily Catholic Quote from Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” (Blessed Teresa of Calcutta) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value [...]

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Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Francis

“Accept the risen Jesus into your life. Even if you have been far away, take a small step towards him: he awaits you with open arms.” (Pope Francis) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to [...]

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Encountering the Word – Romans 12:2

“Do not conform yourselves to this age but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and pleasing and perfect.” (Romans 12:2) 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 [...]

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Jesus does not hold anything back… do you?

There is a great old popular jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons titled All of Me that is one of my favorite tunes.  I particularly like the rendition performed by Louis Armstrong and another done later by Willie Nelson. The song is about a fellow who lost his heart to a girl who left him, so he [...]

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Inviting Catholics to Come Home

I sometimes wonder why I don’t have more faith. If only my faith was stronger, I think, what amazing things I could do for the Lord. If only I more deeply appreciated the gift of faith I have received. Right? I bet you sometimes wonder the same things about yourself. In today’s Gospel (cf. Matthew 13:44-52), Jesus tells us in no [...]

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Daily Catholic Quote from St. Francis de Sales

“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 [...]

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Daily Catholic Quote from Pope St. John Paul II

“This woman of faith, Mary of Nazareth, the Mother of God, has been given to us as a model in our pilgrimage of faith. From Mary we learn to surrender to God’s will in all things. From Mary, we learn to trust even when all hope seems gone. From Mary, we learn to love Christ, her Son and the Son [...]

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Encountering the Word — Isaiah 40:31

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31) If you liked this scripture passage, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We [...]

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Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

“Disciple: My Lord, God, what can I depend on in this life, what is my greatest solace on earth? Is it not You, my God, Whose mercy is infinite? Where have things gone well for me without You, and where have things gone badly for me when You were with me?” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Book 3 [...]

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A Faith-Filled Heart — The Story Continues

Why my heart is filled with faith; a true story of near-death experiences and the undeniable truth that there is a greater power. Feeling like you have your life all figured out is one heck of a feeling. But finding out you are nowhere near that point, after thinking you were, is devastating. By the time I was 20 I [...]