Quotes of the Early Fathers and Christians of the Church (33AD to 750AD)
One who seeks the Church seeks Christ.
St. Ambrose of Milan (340-397AD) on the Church
Mini-Bio: German; bishop, Doctor of the Church
Saints throughout the Age of the Church
Food ought to be a refreshment to the body, and not a burden.
St. Bonaventure (1221-1274AD) on Food and Drink
Mini-Bio: Italian; cardinal-bishop, Franciscan minister general, philosopher, theologian, Doctor of the Church
Holy Quotes from the Popes of the Church
Today, faced with the contradictions of the adult world and the rapidity of change, evangelizers could become discouraged and be tempted to limit their missionary effort. We must revive the Master's invitation to the whole world! To all creatures! To the ends of the earth!
Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005AD)
Mini-Bio: pope: (1978 - 2005) Polish; The most traveled pope in history. During his papacy he has issued many letters clarifying and safeguarding the Churches teachings in moral areas. Has consecrated his papacy to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Quotes on Mary, Our Blessed Mother: a Marian Potpourri
Scripture meditation: I dwell in counsel and in learned thoughts. … Counsel and sound judgment are mine; mine are prudence and power. Proverbs 8:12-14
Reflection: When we dedicate ourselves to Mary, we become instruments in her hands just as she is an instrument in God's hands. Let us then be guided by her, for she will provide for the needs of body and soul and overcome all difficulties and anxieties.
St. Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941AD)Prayer: O Mary, in all my trials and difficulties let me have recourse to Jesus through your intercession. And when I call upon you, please comfort me and lead me to your Divine Son.
Mini-Bio: Polish; Franciscan priest, founder of Knights of Mary Immaculate, martyr