Quote/s of the Day – 18 February – Thursday after Ash Wednesday, Readings: Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Psalms 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6, Luke 9:22-25
“The servant is not greater than his Master”
“Only let it be in the name of Jesus Christ,
that I may suffer together with Him!
I endure everything
because He Himself,
Who is perfect man, empowers me.”
St Ignatius of Antioch (c 35 – 107)
“Oh cherished cross!
Through thee my most bitter trials
are replete with graces!”
St Paul of the Cross (1604-1775)
“Humility, obedience, meekness
and love are the virtues
that shine through the Cross
and the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar.
O my Jesus, help me imitate you!”
“To labour and to suffer
for the One we love,
is the greatest proof of our love.”
St Anthony Mary Claret (1807-1870)
“It is only through suffering
that we become holy.
And to become holy is our only purpose in life,
our only preparation for heaven.”