You are the salt of the earth! You are the light of the world! See to it that the people are edified by your example, by the purity of your lives, by the moderation of your conduct, and the brilliance of your holiness! God does not ask of you mere ordinary virtue. He demands downright perfection!
Now we are the vessel that has received this blood. And we are the rock into which the standard of the most holy cross was set.
The secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for all that He, in His goodness, sends to us day after day.
If you always love one another, if you always uphold one another, you will be capable of working wonders!
God makes saints with a chisel, not a paintbrush.
From the moment of her fiat, Mary began to carry all of us in her womb.
God is so good and so merciful, that to obtain Heaven it is sufficient to ask it of Him from our hearts.
Love truth; show yourself as you are, without pretenses and fears and without ceremonies. And if the truth causes you persecution accept it, and if it causes some torment, bear it and if for truth’s sake you should sacrifice your self and your life, be strong in your sacrifice.
If I saw the gates of Hell open and I stood on the brink of the abyss, I should not despair, I should not lose hope of mercy, because I should trust in Thee, my God.
I ought to die of shame to think I have not already died of gratitude to my good God.