How can I recommend myself to God while I am on the way to offend Him?
Make Christ more visible than we ourselves.
You have to understand very well that Jesus descends on the altar when the priest says the Holy words. At that time, bend your heads and contemplate the Lord hidden in the Host and Wine.
Faith cannot be reduced to a private sentiment or, indeed, be hidden when it is inconvenient.
The mind is purified by spiritual knowledge, the spiritual passions of the soul by charity, and the irregular appetites by abstinence and penance.
Do not believe that caring for the sick consists only in giving them medicine and food; there is another kind of care which you should never forget, that of the heart which seeks to adapt […]
Be diligent in serving the poor. Love the poor, honor them, my children, as you would honor Christ Himself. (1591-1660 d.C.) Festividad 15 de Marzo
Accepting the faith is like putting into the bank the money we have given you; God will ask you for an account of this deposit. (315-386 A.D.) Doctor of the Church. Feast day March 18.
And He watched over me before I knew Him and before I learned sense or even distinguished between good and evil. (387-493 A.D.) Bishop. Feast day March 17