Saint of the Day
Pope St. Pius V (1504-1572) Pius is best known for enacting the reforms of the Council of Trent. He introduced a new breviary, missal, and catechism. He worked with the needy, built hospitals, and used the papal treasury to care for the poor.
Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven.– Pope St. Pius V
Holy Purity ‘The flesh though dressed in silk’… This is my...– St. Josemaria Escriva, The Way, #134
Some forgo marriage in order to care for their parents or brothers and sisters,...– Catechism #2231
When they become adults, children have the right and duty to choose their...– Catechism #2230
To Fight Once More A person in love doesn’t miss the tiniest detail. I...– St. Josemaria Escriva, The Forge, #443
Everything comes from love, all is ordained for the salvation of man, God does...– St. Catherine of Siena
Saint of the Day
St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) At sixteen, Catherine received a vision in which she was mystically married to Christ. She was a counselor to popes and heads of state. She is a Doctor of the Church.
I want you to have a new concept of holiness. You’ve got to be holy where...– Mother Angelica
I tell you that you have less to suffer in following the Cross than in serving...– Saint John Vianney
He, Who is the beginning and the end, the ruler of the angels, made Himself...– St. Anthony of Padua
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind that sets bounds to the passions.– St. Thomas Aquinas
I see in my neighbor the Person of Jesus Christ.– St. Gerard Majella
The reward for humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and honor and life.– Proverbs 22:4
The Lord says, “I have loved you with an everlasting love.” If you...– Mother Angelica
4 Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God. 5 Not that we...– 2 Corinthians 3:4-6
It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil...– Proverbs 16:19
For those who believe in God, no explanation is necessary. For those who do not...– First words of the movie Song of Bernadette (via fathershane)
Gimme That Ol’ Time Religion BENJAMIN WIKER The creators of the animated series South Park are treating audiences to another satire of religion, a Broadway musical comedy called “The Book of Mormon” which they describe as “an atheist’s love letter to religion.” David Brooks in the New York Times, pinpoints why this love letter gets it all wrong. David...
Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were...– Romans 6:3-4
If you want to see if you can really swim, don’t frustrate yourself with shallow water. Life is too short to think small. If you devalue your dreams, no one else will raise the price. You will find that great leaders are rarely ‘realistic’ by other people’s standards. The answer to your future lies outside the confines that you have right now. When you...
You call it luck, I call it blessing; you call it...
seasonedwithsalt: Give God the credit He deserves.