The Community of Saints

12-31-2017Catholic ThoughtsDavid Lins

One of the most amazing aspects of being a Catholic is our relationship with the community of saints. So as 2018 begins, I thought it might be the perfect time to get some words of wisdom from some of the wisest our faith has known. Enjoy...

The most powerful weapon to conquer the devil is humility. For, as he does not know at all how to employ it, neither does he know how to defend himself from it. -Saint Vincent de Paul

Joy is a net of love by which we catch souls. -St. Mother Teresa

If we wish to make any progress in the service of God we must begin every day of our life with new eagerness. We must keep ourselves in the presence of God as much as possible and have no other view or end in all our actions but the divine honor. -St. Charles Borromeo

Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to heaven. -Pope St. Pius X

Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds. -St. Teresa of Avila

Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. -St. Jerome

The most deadly poison of our times is indifference. -St. Maximilian Kolbe

Our Lord does not look so much at the greatness of our actions, nor even at their difficulty, but at the love with which we do them.-St. Therese of Lisieux

When you approach the tabernacle remember that he has been waiting for you for twenty centuries.-St. Josemaria Escriva

Pray, hope, and don’t worry.-St. Pio of Pietrelcino

Questions? Comments? Email David at