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15 Saint Vincent de Paul Quotes to Inspire Your Interior Life

Saint Vincent de Paul is known for his sacrificial service to the poorest of the poor. Born into an impoverished French peasant family himself, Vincent was passionate about providing both relief and hope for the suffering. In addition to his work with the poor, he also founded religious orders, established hospitals, ministered to convicts, and …

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Heartening Quotes of Wisdom For Trying Times From the Cure d’Ars, St. John Vianney

Have you ever wanted something so much but felt overwhelmed by the seemingly insurmountable resistance you encountered? And we’re not talking about a little thing that made you rethink your goals. I’m talking about those big obstacles that would make you question whether what you wanted was part of God’s will for you. If so, …

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6 Reasons the Statement “Hospital for Sinners” is Totally Correct

We sometimes hear from priests and even from Pope Francis that our Church is “not a museum of saints, but a hospital for sinners.” I’ve heard this statement before Pope Francis, but no one knows exactly the origin behind who said this in the first place. Some people say St. Augustine or St. John Chrysostom, …

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7 Quotes on Religious Encouragement from St. Thomas More

There’s no denying that the Church is under attack. Not a day goes by without some new controversy involving the clergy, the pope, or even attacks on physical churches. With clergy—who are supposed to be our shepherds—involved in so much on-going scandal, it can feel demoralizing to continue being Catholic. Unfortunately, this means that those …

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G.K. Chesterton Is Known as “The Apostle of Common Sense” For a Reason

The month of June marks the anniversary of the death of “the Apostle of Common Sense”, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, most notably known as G.K. Chesterton. In a time when an hyper-sensitive culture needs more common sense than ever before, we should be reading thisprolific and prophetic writer to remind ourselves that the culture didn’t just change overnight, but …

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9 Saint Quotes for When You Just Can’t Stop Being Anxious

The period between Memorial Day and the official start of the summer can make even the most patient person, well, impatient and bored. Students (and the parents of grade school children) are counting down the days until the last day of the school year. Those who work but get a summer break cannot wait until …

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