Thomas à Kempis

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 […]

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 […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis on the Holy Name of Mary

"Pentecost" (Detail of Mary) by Jean Restout

“…The devils fear the Queen of heaven to such a degree, that only on hearing her great name pronounced, they fly from him who does so as from a burning fire.” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis) September 12 is the Optional Memorial of the Most Holy Name of Mary If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

JesusChrist the King, the Alpha and the Omega

“Christ’s teaching surpasses that of all the saints. But to find this spiritual nourishment you must seek to have the Spirit of Christ. It is because we lack this Spirit that so often we listen to the Gospel without really hearing it. Those who fully understand Christ’s words must labor to make their lives conform to His.” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis, The […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

Christ on the Cross (detail) by Velazquez

“Nothing, how little so ever it be, if it is suffered for God’s sake, can pass without merit in the sight of God.” (Thomas à Kempis) 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 Recommend buttons below and […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

JesusChrist the King, the Alpha and the Omega

“If you cannot make yourself what you would wish to be, how can you bend others to your will? We want them to be perfect, yet we do not correct our own faults.” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Chapter 16) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

JesusChrist the King, the Alpha and the Omega

“Christ’s teaching surpasses that of all the saints. But to find this spiritual nourishment you must seek to have the Spirit of Christ. It is because we lack this Spirit that so often we listen to the Gospel without really hearing it. Those who fully understand Christ’s words must labor to make their lives conform to His.” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis, The […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

“The invocation of the sacred names of Jesus and Mary is a short prayer which is as sweet to the mind, and as powerful to protect those who use it against the enemies of their salvation, as it is easy to remember.” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family […]