Only friendliness produces friendship. And we must look far deeper into the soul of man for the thing that produces friendliness (G.K. Chesterton)

The reformer is always right about what is wrong. He is generally wrong about what is right. (G.K. Chesterton)

We must meditate before, during and after everything we do. The prophet says: "I will pray, and then I will understand." This is the...

Open thy gate of mercy, gracious God, My soul flies through these wounds to seek out thee. (Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester's, dying words,...

It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins (2 Maccabees, 12:46)

Calling the saints to mind inspires or rather arouses in us, above all else, a longing to enjoy their company, so desirable in itself...

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored (Aldous Huxley, +1963)

Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason. (Saint Thomas Aquinas, +1274)

Let us fix our gaze on the Father and Creator of the whole world, and let us hold on to his peace and blessings,...

The path to Heaven is narrow, rough and full of wearisome and trying ascents, nor can it be trodden without great toil; and therefore...