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Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Augustine of Hippo

St. Augustine of Hippo (detail) by Sandro Botticelli

“…nothing whatever in the way of goodness pertaining to godliness and real holiness can be accomplished without it [grace].” (St. Augustine of Hippo, On the Grace of Christ, Chapter 27) August 28 is the Memorial of St. Augustine, Bishop, Confessor and Doctor of Grace (A.D. 354 – 430).  Print this entry

Encountering the Word — 1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote From Sacred Scripture “Do you not know that in a race all the runners compete, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. Well, I do not run aimlessly, I do not box as one […]

Encountering the Word — 1 Corinthians 9:26-27

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote From Sacred Scripture “Well, I do not run aimlessly, I do not box as one beating the air; but I pommel my body and subdue it, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.” (1 Corinthians 9:26-27) Print this entry

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

“Nothing, how little so ever it be, if it is suffered for God’s sake, can pass without merit in the sight of God.” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using both the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

"Baptism of Christ" (detail) by Pietro Perugino

“Nothing, how little so ever it be, if it is suffered for God’s sake, can pass without merit in the sight of God.” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts […]