Quote/s of the Day – 1 January – New Year’s Day 2019
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,
the new creation has come.
The old has gone, the new is here!”
2 Corinthians 5:17
“Brothers, . . . I can only say,
that forgetting all that lies behind me
and straining forward to what lies in front of me
and I am racing towards the finishing-point,
to win the prize of God’s heavenly call
in Christ Jesus.”
May he give you what you desire
and make all your plans succeed.
Then we will shout for joy over your victory
and celebrate your triumph by praising our God.
May the LORD answer all your requests.
“The bread you store up belongs to the hungry,
the cloak that lies in your chest belongs to the naked,
the gold you have hidden in the ground,
belongs to the poor.”
St Basil the Great (329-379) Father & Doctor of the Church
everything is in that.”
St Clare of Assisi (1194-1253)
“Teach us to give and not to count the cost.”
“All for the greater glory of God.”
St Ignatius de Loyola (1491-1556)
“You must ask God to give you power
to fight against the sin of pride
which is your greatest enemy –
the root of all that is evil
and the failure of all that is good.
For God resists the proud.”
St Vincent de Paul (1581-1660)
“Let us go forward in peace,
our eyes upon heaven,
the only one goal of our labours.”
St Thérèse of the Child Jesus (1873-1897)- Doctor of the Church
“During this new year,
I resolve to begin a new life.
I do not know,
what will happen to me, during this year.
But I abandon myself entirely to You, my God.
And my aspirations and all my affections,
will be for You.
I feel so weak, dear Jesus
but with Your help,
I hope and resolve,
to live a different life,
that is, a life closer to You.”
“Father, do You know,
the latest idea that has come into my head?
It is to become a saint at all costs.
I made this resolution yesterday evening.
During my meditation I was thinking,
that one lives only once
and it is certain,
that one is going to die,
then one will have to answer to God.”
“Every time the clock strikes,
I will repeat three times –
‘My Jesus, mercy!”
St Gemma Galgani (1878-1903)
AND here are Quotes for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God: https://anastpaul.wordpress.com/2018/01/01/quote-s-of-the-day-1-january-2018-the-solemnity-of-mary-mother-of-god-and-the-octave-day-of-the-nativity-of-our-lord/