Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

And a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
--Revelation 12:1

Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day

Father Emil Kapaun, pray for us.
Click on the link below for a beautiful Memorial Day poem:

Scorpion Stalking Duck: Memorial Day Prayer

(Thank you, DADWITHNOISYKIDS, and may God bless you all.)

Sunday, May 29, 2011

The love to which man is called

The love to which man is called is supernatural, springing from the personal mystery of a God who is Love, who would have sons animated by the love wherewith He Loves Himself, and who brings this Kingdom of love to realization by giving them Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of His Love.
--Jean Mouroux

Friday, May 27, 2011

In the tables of thy heart

Let not mercy and truth leave thee; put them about thy neck, and write them in the tables of thy heart.
--Proverbs 3,3

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

A good word

A good word is like a good tree whose root is firmly fixed and whose top is in the sky.
--Author unknown

Saturday, May 21, 2011

When we really love

When we really love, we rejoice in the happiness of the loved one and make every sacrifice to procure it for him.
--Saint Therese

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The soul

The soul is like an uninhabited world that comes to life only when God lays His head against us.
--Saint Thomas Aquinas

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

A world of action

This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
--Charles Dickens

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Brave and true

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true

--Charles Dickens

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

A little music

A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.
--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Love begins at home

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.
--Mother Teresa

Monday, May 9, 2011

True Peace

My children, it is in loving the cross that we find true peace, not running from it.
--Saint Jean Vianney

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Far from all that shines

Ah, let us stay quite far from all that shines; let us love our littleness.
--Saint Therese of Lisieux

Thursday, May 5, 2011


The soul should move toward prayer the way a fish should move toward water; they are both a purely natural state.
--Saint Jean Vianney

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Above all things

Love the Heart of Jesus; love Him foolishly; love Him above all things, immersing all your affections in Him without fear of sacrifice.
--Father Mateo, as quoted in Father Jean d'Elbee's I Believe in Love

Monday, May 2, 2011


By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.

--Saint Augustine