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Weekly Quote: St Augustine

Posted in Quotes of the Week with tags , on November 24, 2009 by sjdemoor85

Quote drawn from the Confessions. By St. Augstine, 354-430 AD

 

 

 

 

 

“My soul, why do you face about and follow the lead of the flesh? Turn forward, and let it follow you!”

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Weekly Quote: St. Hyppolitus of Rome

Posted in Quotes of the Week, Saints with tags , , , on November 16, 2009 by sjdemoor85

St. Hippolytus of RomeLet everyone take care that no unbaptized person taste the Eucharist, nor a mouse or other animal, and that none of it fall and be lost. For it is the body of Christ to be consumed by those who believe and not to be treated lightly. Drawn from the Apostolic Tradition by St. Hyppolitus of Rome, written in 215 AD.

Quote of the Week: Our Wings

Posted in John Paul II, Quotes of the Week with tags , , on November 9, 2009 by sjdemoor85

Pope with Dove“Faith and Reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth—in a word, to know himself.”

John Paul the Great, Faith and Reason

Drawn from Faith and Reason, John Paul the Great’s encyclical on the relationship between philosophy and faith, written for the Church in 1998.

Quote of the Week

Posted in G.K. Chesterton, Quotes of the Week with tags , on November 2, 2009 by sjdemoor85

Rome
G.K. Chesterton

 

 

 

 

“Men did not love Rome because she was great. She was great because they loved her.” G.K. Chesteron in a discussion about what can happen to a city, or anything, when people pour their personal love into something.

Quote of the Week

Posted in Pope Benedict XVI, Quotes of the Week with tags , on October 26, 2009 by sjdemoor85

Pope Benedict XVI

“The world offers you comfort, you were not made for comfort, but for greatness.”
-Pope Benedict XVI