Quote/s of the Day – 7 July – “Month of the Most Precious Blood” – Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time, Year A, Readings: Isaiah 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8, Responsorial psalm Isaiah 38:10-12, 16, Matthew 12:1-8
“Fear not, for I have redeemed you,
I have called you by name, you are mine.”
Rejoice in the Lord always.
I shall say it again: rejoice!
…The Lord is near.
Have no anxiety at all
but in everything, by prayer and petition,
make your requests known to God.
Then the peace of God,
that surpasses all understanding,
will guard your hearts
and minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:4, 5d,6-7
“The Christian should be an
from head to foot.
St Augustine (354-430)
Father & Doctor of the Church
“May Christ be heard in our language,
may Christ be seen in our life,
may He be perceived in our hearts”
St Peter Damian (1007-1072)
Doctor of the Church
(Sermo VIII, 5)
“The one you are looking for,
is the One who is looking.”
“Jesus is happy to come with us,
as Truth is happy to be spoken,
as Life to be lived,
as Light to be lit,
as Love is to be loved,
as Joy to be given,
as Peace to be spread.”
St Francis of Assisi (1181/2–1226)
“Love God, serve God,
everything is in that.”
“Totally love Him,
who gave Himself totally,
for your love.”
St Clare of Assisi (1194-1253)
“If, then, you seek to know what path to follow,
take Christ because He is the way.”
St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)
Doctor of the Church
“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)
“Every Christian must be a living book
wherein one can read the teaching of the gospel.
This is what St Paul says to the Corinthians.
Our heart is the parchment;
through my ministry
the Holy Spirit is the writer because
‘my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe’
St Joseph of Leonissa OFM CAP (1556-1612)