Notable Quotes

“Do not so quickly condemn the man who no longer believes in God: for …perhaps your own coldness and avarice and mediocrity and materialism and selfishness … chilled his faith.

Thomas Merton

Notable Quotes

“The One and Triune God, dear brothers and sisters, must be manifested in this way–with deeds rather than words. God, who is the author of life, is transmitted not so much through books as through witness of life.”

Pope Francis

Notable Quotes

“Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.”

~ Thomas Merton

Notable Quotes

Shouldn’t we be wondering how it is that we go on arming ourselves to deliver death to unseen enemies while our society is dying in other ways at our own hands as a result?

And now our so-called representatives and senators tell us that those social things are too expensive for them to allow while they have pumped the military budget up and up, over and over, for all the years of our lives?

Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB, commenting on Sante Fe Archbishop John Wester’s pastoral letter calling for the abolition of all nuclear weapons.