Quote/s of the Day – 12 August – The Memorial of Blessed Karl Marie Leisner (1915–1945) Priest, Martyr – Ordained in Dachau Concentration Camp
“Christ, You are my passion!”
“Christ, I give You my life
What You do with it,
You alone should determine.
22 November 1939
“God, I thank You for the days of this
burdensome disease and yet again for
the days spent unfree and imprisoned.
Everything has its meaning.
You only want what is extremely good for me.
With my whole heart, I pray for all
who are not well disposed toward me
and ask You to forgive them.”
11 November 1939
“The days of exterior captivity are
magnificent days of becoming
interiorly free for God,
who alone is the shelter and
stronghold of freedom… “
17 November 1939
“On the feast of St Stephen,
I celebrated my First Holy Mass.
For the first time,
I offered the Holy Sacrifice for
everyone, on the altar in our Chapel here.
You were all with me in spirit…”
30 December 1944
His last diary entry reads:
eternal, holy God,
Bless, too, my
enemies, O Lord!!
25 July 1945 (he died on 12 August 1945)
Blessed Karl Marie Leisner (1915–1945) Priest, Martyr, Pray for Us!
VICTOR IN VINCULIS – A VICTOR IN CHAINS!