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Quote/s of the Day – The Memorial of St Bernard of Clairvaux

Quote/s of the Day – The Memorial of St Bernard of Clairvaux

“Are you troubled?
Think but of Jesus – speak but the name of Jesus,
the clouds disperse
and peace descends anew from heaven.
Have you fallen into sin? So that you fear death?
..invoke the name of Jesus
and you will soon feel life returning.
No obduracy of the soul, no weakness,
no coldness of heart can resist this holy name –
there is no heart which will not soften
and open in tears at this holy name.”are you troubled - st bernard

“The measure of love is love without measure.”the measure of love - st bernard

“Jesus, what made You so small?
LOVE!”

jesus what made you so small - LOVE - st bernard

“There are those who seek knowledge
for the sake of knowledge – that is curiosity.
There are those who seek knowledge
to be known by others – that is vanity.
There are those who seek knowledge
in order to serve – that is Love.”there are those who seek knowledge - st bernard

“The three most important virtues are:
humility,
humility
and humility.”the 3 most important virtues are - st bernard

“Let us not imagine that we obscure
the glory of the Son by the great praise
we lavish on the Mother –
for the more she is honoured,
the greater is the glory of her Son.
There can be no doubt that whatever we say
in praise of the Mother gives equal praise to the Son.”LET US NOT IMAGINE-ST BERNARD

“Love for Christ pierced Mary’s heart
in such a way that no part of it
was left unkindled.
Mary thus fulfilled
the first commandment of love
in all its fulness
and without the slightest imperfection.”QUOTE ST BERNARD

“Action and contemplation are very close companions;
they live together in one house on equal terms.
Martha and Mary are sisters.”

action and contemplation - st bernard

St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153) Doctor of the Church

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