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Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

O Holy Mary, my Lady, into your blessed trust and safe keeping and into the depths of your mercy, I commend my soul and body this day, every day of my life, and at the hour of my death. To you I entrust all my hopes and consolations, all my trials and miseries, my life and the end of my life.

Saint Ephrem of Syria

Saint Ephrem of Syria

The Lord restored their joy to Mary and Martha by treading down death to demonstrate that he himself would not be held by death for ever… From now on, every time someone says that rising on the third day is impossible, let them consider him (Lazarus), who was raised on the fourth day.

Saint Josemaria Escriva

Saint Josemaria Escriva

On this earth, when we receive an important person, we bring out the best: lights, music, formal dress. How should we prepare to receive Christ into our souls? Have you ever thought how we would behave if we could only receive Him once in a lifetime?