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

Get Up!

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The worst thing is not that the warrior has fallen in battle.  The worse thing would be that he remains down.  It is not the end when someone falls wounded in the fray.  What is lamentable is when the wounded person does not go to get proper treatment for his wound. 

 St. John Chrysostom

What Does Love Look Like?

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What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men.  That is what love looks like. 

St. Augustine

We Had Ears But Did Hear

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The gravest danger facing the Church in the future is politicalization or the turning of theology into politics, seminaries into schools of social service and the preaching of the Word of God into the vague notion of “presence”. 

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

God's Eye Is On You

[Here is one of those long Forgotten Truths we need to revisit and ponder]

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Let everything you do be done in fear and love of God.  Remember that one day you must die, and you do not know when.  God’s eye is on you and watches over all you do.  Gentle God, give us death rather than let us offend you. 

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...