Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and...

When the mass of families in a State are without property, then those who were once citizens become virtually slaves. The more the State...

You will never enjoy the sweetness of a quiet prayer unless you shut your mind to all worldly desires and temporal affairs. (Saint Norbert...

If we who are called bishops desire to understand the meaning of our calling and to be worthy of it, we must strive to...

Lord, I am here! What do you want me to do? Send me anywhere you like... (Saint Francis Xavier, +1552)

You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime,...

Let us go forward in peace, our eyes upon heaven, the only one goal of our labors. (Saint Therese of Lisieux)

I travel, work, suffer my weak health, meet with a thousand difficulties, but all these are nothing, for this world is so small. To...

This is why I make this strong and insistent appeal—not, I trust, untimely—that faith and philosophy recover the profound unity which allows them to...

The Lord grants in a moment what we may have been unable to obtain in dozens of years. (Saint Philip Neri)