Lenten Encouragement for the Weary – EpicPew

Lenten Encouragement for the Weary

The saints always show up when we ask for help. Lent is a time for growth, but in it doesn’t come for free. Lenten growth also comes with personal struggle, and for that struggle we need encouragement. Let the voices of the saints help us! Enjoy these pithy and memorable quotes from God’s servants.

“Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.” – St. Catherine of Siena

“Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may go to heaven.” – St. Rose of Lima

“Lent is a time of grace, a time for conversion, a time to come home to God.” – St. Maximilian Kolbe

“Have patience with all things, but first of all with yourself.” St. Francis de Sales

“Our sins are nothing but a grain of sand along the great mountain of the mercy of God.” – St. John Vianney

“Fasting of the body is food for the soul.” – St. John Chrysostom

“Lenten fasts make me feel better, stronger, and more active than ever.” – St. Catherine of Genoa“Lent is like a long ‘retreat’ during which we can turn back into ourselves and listen to the voice of God, in order to defeat the temptations of the Evil One.” – Pope Benedict XVI

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