sexta-feira, 8 de maio de 2015

10 Awesome Quotes from Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

“When a man loves a woman he has to become worthy of her. The higher her virtue, the more noble her character, the more devoted she is to truth, justice, goodness, the more a man has to aspire to be worthy of her”

 “Hearing nuns’ confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn”

“We become like that which we love. If we love what is base, we become base. But if we love what is noble, we become noble”

“Who is going to save our Church? Do not look to the priests. Do not look to the Bishops. It’s up to you, the lairy to remind our priests to be priests and our Bishops to be Bishops”

“Moral principles do not depend on a majority vote. Wrong is wrong even if everybody is wrong. Right is right even if nobody is right”

“If you do not live what you believe, you will end up believing what you live.”

“You will never be happy if your happiness depends on getting solely what you want. Change your focus. Get a new center, will what God wills, and your joy no man shall take from you”

“Broken things are precious. We eat broken bread because we share in the death of our Lord and his broken life. Broken flowers give perfume. Broken incense is used in adoration. A broken ship saved Paul and many other passengers on the way to Rome. Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.

 “The Rosary is the best therapy for these distraught, unhappy, fearful, and frustrated souls, precisely because it involves the simultaneous use of three powers: the physical, the vocal, and the spiritual, and in that order.” 

“Judge the Catholic Church not by those who barely live by its spirit, but by the example of those who live closest to it”

"You have written and spoken well of the Lord Jesus Christ. You are a loyal son of the Church." - Saint John Paul II to Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

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