For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but may have life everlasting. Saint John the Apostle

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Saint John of the Cross Quote

Saint John of the Cross, artist unknown - PD-1923

O you souls who wish to go on with so much safety and consolation, if you knew how pleasing to God is suffering, and how much it helps in acquiring other good things, you would never seek consolation in anything; but you would rather look upon it as a great happiness to bear the Cross of the Lord.

Saint John of the Cross

Saint John of the Cross' patronage: Contemplative life, contemplatives, mystical theology, mystics, Spanish poets, World Youth Day 2011, Segovia, Spain, and Ta’ Xbiex, Malta

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Saint Lucy of Syracuse Quote

Devotional image of Saint Lucy, artist unknown - PD-1923

No one's body is polluted so as to endanger the soul if it has not pleased the mind. If you were to lift my hand to your idol and so make me offer against my will, I would still be guiltless in the sight of the true God, who judges according to the will and knows all things. If now, against my will, you cause me to be polluted, a twofold purity will be gloriously imputed to me. You cannot bend my will to your purpose; whatever you do to my body, that cannot happen to me.

Saint Lucy of Syracuse

* She is one of eight women who, along with the Blessed Virgin Mary, are commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass.

Saint Lucy of Syracuse's patronage: Against hemorrhages; authors; blind people; blindness; cutlers; dysentery; eye disease; eye problems; glaziers; hemorrhages; laborers; martyrs; peasants; Perugia, Italy; saddlers; salesmen; stained glass workers; Syracuse, Sicily; throat infections; writers.

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Our Lady of Guadalupe Quote

Our Lady of Guadalupe - PD-1923

Let not your heart be disturbed. Do not fear that sickness, nor any other sickness or anguish. Am I not here, who is your Mother? Are you not under my protection? Am I not your health? Are you not happily within my fold? What else do you wish? Do not grieve nor be disturbed by anything.

Our Lady of Guadalupe to Saint Juan Diego

Our Lady of Guadalupe's patronage: The America’s; Mexico.

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