Holiness/Devout Life

If I do not become a saint when I am young, I shall never become one.

St. John Berchmans

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I wish I could lose myself and never find myself except in God!

St. John Vianney

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Lord, may I think what you want me to think. May I desire what you want me to desire. May I speak as you want me to speak. May I work as you want me to work.

Blessed Pedro Castroverde

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Grace is nothing else but a certain beginning of glory within us.

St. Thomas Aquinas

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Whenever you begin any good work you should first of all make a most pressing appeal to Christ our Lord to bring it to perfection.

St. Benedict

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We are unprofitable servants, we have done what we were obliged to do.

Luke 17:10

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The devil is afraid of us when we pray and make sacrifices. He is also afraid when we are humble and good. He is especially afraid when we love Jesus very much. He runs away when we make the Sign of the Cross.

St. Anthony of the Desert

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We are no longer able to hear God – There are too many frequencies filling our ears.

Pope Benedict XVI

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Jesus needs neither books nor Doctors of Divinity in order to instruct souls; He, the Doctor of Doctors, He teaches without noise of words.

St. Therese of Lisieux

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Those who join the Carmelite Order are not lost to their near and dear ones, but have been won for them, because it is our vocation to intercede to God for everyone.

St. Edith Stein

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