Quote/s of the Day – 6 February – Thursday of the Fourth Week of Ordinary Time, Year A, Readings: 1 Kings 2:1-4, 10-12, Responsorial psalm 1 Chronicles 29:10-12, Mark 6:7-13
Speaking of: Discipleship
“He charged them
to take nothing for their journey,
except a staff…”
“Go your way,
behold, I send you out
in the midst
“Heretics are to be converted
by an example of humility
and other virtues
far more readily,
than by any external
display or verbal battles.
So let us arm ourselves with
and set off,
showing signs of genuine humility
and go barefooted
St Dominic (1170-1221)
“He will be with you also, all the way, that faithful God.
Every morning when you awaken to the old and tolerable pain,
at every mile of the hot uphill dusty road of tiring duty,
on to the judgement seat, the same Christ there as ever,
still loving you, still sufficient for you, even then.
And then, on through all eternity.”
Thomas à Kempis (1380-1471)
“Go forth and set the world on fire.”
St Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556)
“Christ has no body on earth but yours,
no hands but yours,
no feet but yours.
Yours are the eyes, through which,
the compassion of Christ, looks out to the world.
Yours are the feet,
He is to go about doing good.
Yours are the hands,
He is to bless others now.
St Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)
Doctor of the Church
“Let us remain unafraid in all dangers,
trusting calmly, in the Divine
Providence, that watches over us day and night.”
St Joseph Freinademetz (1852-1908)
“Fu Shenfu” – Lucky Priest
“We are apostles!
We are apostles
and we wander far and wide,
we work generously,
only for the sake of souls,
only for the Church,
only for heaven!”
Blessed Paolo Manna (1872-1952)
“If everyone does something,
then we can do a lot.”
“Each of us feels an inclination,
a charism within ourselves.
A project, which makes each of us
This call, this vocation,
is the sign of the Holy Spirit in us.
Only by listening to this voice
can we make sense of our lives.”
Blessed Giuseppe “Pino” Puglisi (1937-1993) Priest, Martyr
“Leave your country, your people
and your father’s household
and go to the land I will show you.”