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Written by Sherry   
Tuesday, 28 September 2010 14:36

Three great Catholic quotes of the day and all new to me!

St. Ignatius of Loyola:

Jesus:  I want to overcome all diseases, all poverty, all ignorance, all oppression and slavery – in short all the evils which beset humankind.

Blessed John Henry Newman:

To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.

Pope Benedict XVI:

Our goals should not be more power and more people, but instead to be at the service of Another – to be servants. But good servants work at it. Good servants are as prepared, educated, efficient and effective as they can possibly be. We can’t claim to be good servants if we don’t invest time in being good at it. It is all tied up together. That means learning from each other, taking risks with new and better ideas, breaking conventions, overcoming fears and doing things that serve others instead of ourselves.

We don’t need to focus on making the Church attractive. We just need to focus on more effectively presenting Jesus Christ to the world. He is the most attractive thing there is.


 

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