"The stillness of prayer is the most essential condition for fruitful action. Before all else, the disciple kneels down."— St. Gianna Molla

Love and Repentance

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He who does not truly repent, does not truly love; obviously, when we love another person, we suffer at having offended him. This is one of the effects of real love.

St. Thomas Aquinas

Truth Never Changes

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What truth is there that can save other than the truth of Christ?...The truth of the faith does not change with the passage of time. It is not superseded or modified or overtaken by the course of history…The Creed does not change. It does not get out of date. It does not disintegrate. 

St. John Paul II

Yes Lord! I Want To Faithfully Live This Truth!

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I want you to believe that truly nothing happens to us except by God’s will and permission – death or life, sickness or health, riches or poverty, even the wrongs done us by friends or relatives or anyone else.  Not a leaf falls from a tree without his consent.  So not only should you not fear this thing – because God gives us what we can bear, and no more – but let’s accept it with reverence, dearest sister, considering ourselves unworthy of so great a good as to put up with hardship for the Lord. 
                Jesus to St. Catherine of Siena

That We Might Hear The Voice of God

(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons ) We must fly from all that can draw us away from God; we must keep ourselves in a silence both exte...