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Quote/s of the Day – 16 September – The Memorial of Sts Cornelius & Cyprian

Quote/s of the Day – 16 September – The Memorial of Sts Cornelius & Cyprian

“You cannot have God for your Father if you do not have the Church for your mother…. God is one and Christ is one and His Church is one;  one is the faith and one is the people cemented together by harmony into the strong unity of a body….   If we are the heirs of Christ, let us abide in the peace of Christ;  if we are the sons of God, let us be lovers of peace.”…St Cyprian from The Unity of the Catholic Churchyou cannot have god for your father - st cyprian of carthage

“Whatever a man prefers to God, that he makes a god to himself.”whatever a man prefers to god - st cyprian of carthage 190-258

“Let us remember one another in concord and unanimity.   Let us on both sides of death always pray for one another.   Let us relieve burdens and afflictions by mutual love, that if one of us, by the swiftness of divine condescension, shall go hence the first, our love may continue in the presence of the Lord and our prayers for our brethren and sisters not cease in the presence of the Father’s mercy.”…St Cyprian from letters (to St Pope Cornelius no 253)let us remember one another - St Cyprian of Carthage (190-258)

“You who are envious, let me tell you that however often you may seek for the opportunity of injuring him whom you hate, you will never be able to do him so much harm as you do harm to yourselves.   He whom you would punish through the malice of your envy, may probably escape but you will never be able to fly from yourselves.”

St Cyprian of Carthage (190-258)you who are envious