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Saturday, 24 December 2016 21:00

Food for the Soul

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"Mary Magdalene was a prostitute. By letting herself be loved and purified by Jesus she is known today as: Saint Mary Magdalene – Virgin of the Church."

A short list of quotes prepared by Sr. Clare to serve as “Food for the Soul” for a young member of the Home of the Mother. This collection of phrases can also help us. The last sentence is probably her own.

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“Faithfulness consists in accomplishing what is promised, in making deeds conform to expressed intentions” (St. Thomas Aquinas).

“Love demands effort, sacrifice, and dedication” (Francisco Carvajal).

“The organ for seeing God is the heart. The heart – the wholeness of man – must be pure, interiorly open, and free in order for man to see God.”

“How is man’s inner eye purified? Through the way of purification” (Pope Benedict).

“God can pick up the broken pieces and make something out of them” (Pope Benedict). (!)

Mary Magdalene was a prostitute. By letting herself be loved and purified by Jesus she is known today as: Saint Mary Magdalene – Virgin of the Church. (!!)

READ: Ezekiel 33: 1-9

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