Quote/s of the Day – 3 November – Readings: Romans 13: 8-10; Psalm 112: 1b-2, 4-5, 9; Luke 14: 25-33
“… Anyone of you
who does not renounce
all his possessions,
cannot be my disciple.”
“Are you able to drink the cup
that I am to drink?”
“Do not rejoice in the Cross only in times of peace,
preserve the same faith in times of persecution.
Do not be a friend to Jesus in times of peace alone,
only to become His enemy in times of war.
You are now receiving forgiveness for your sins
and the spiritual gifts lavishly bestowed by your King so,
when war breaks out, fight valiantly for your King.”
St Cyril of Jerusalem (315-387)
Father and Doctor of the Church
“… There is one Road
and one only,
well secured against all possibility
of going astray
and, this Road is provided
by One Who is Himself
both God and man.
As God, He is the Goal,
as man, He is the Way.”
St Augustine (354-430)
Bishop of Hippo
Father and Doctor of Grace
Who is the Track of the runners
and the Reward of the winners,
lead and guide you along it –
He, Christ Jesus!”
Bl Guerric of Igny O.Cist (c 1080-1157)
“How good and pleasant it is
to dwell in the Heart of Jesus!
Who is there who does not love a heart so wounded?
Who can refuse a return of love
to a Heart so loving?
St Bernard (1090-1153)
“Do not live any longer in yourself
but let Jesus Christ live in you in such a way
that the virtue of this Divine Saviour may be resplendent
in all your actions, in order that all may see in you
a true portrait of the Crucified and sense,
the sweetest fragrance of the holy virtues of the Lord,
in interior and exterior modesty,
and in all others that follow.”