Posted in DOCTORS of the Church, FATHERS of the Church, ON the SAINTS

Quote/s of the Day – 6 November – Saints

Quote/s of the Day – 6 November – Within the All Saints Octave –

You say in your book that while we live,
we are able to pray for each other
but afterwards, when we have died,
the prayer of no person for another, can be heard.
But if the Apostles and Martyrs,
while still in the body, can pray for others,
at a time, when they ought still
to be solicitous, about themselves,
how much more will they do so,
after their crowns, victories and triumphs!?

St Jerome (343-420)
Father and Doctor of the Church
(from ‘Against Vigilantius,’ 406)

The Saints must be honoured as friends of Christ
and children and heirs of God, …
Let us carefully observe the manner of life
of all the Apostles, Martyrs, Ascetics
and just men who announced the coming of the Lord.
And let us emulate their faith,
charity, hope, zeal, life, patience under suffering
and perseverance unto death,
so that we may also share their crowns of glory.

St John Damascene (676-749)
Father and Doctor of the Church

A saint is not someone, who never sins,
but one who sins less and less frequently
and gets up more and more quickly.

St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153)
Mellifluous Doctor

Those in the Catholic Church,
whom some rebuke for praying to Saints
and going on pilgrimages,
do not seek any Saint as their saviour.
Instead, they seek Saints,
as those whom their Saviour loves
and whose intercession and prayer,
for the seeker, He will be content to hear.
For His Own sake,
He would have those He loves, honoured.
And when they are thus honoured for His sake,
then, the honour that is given them, for His sake,
overflows especially to Himself.

St Thomas More 1478-1535)


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