The Quotable Catholic
What Catholics once were, we are. If we are wrong, then Catholics through the ages have been wrong.
We are what you once were. We believe what you once believed.
We worship as you once worshipped. If we are wrong now, you were wrong then. If you were right then, we are right now.
When you crash against the rock, you will not damage the rock but you
will hurt yourself.
Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.
St. Thomas Aquinas
Pray, hope, and don’t worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer.
An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.
Christ said, “I am the Truth”; he did not say “I am the custom.”
Show me in the Bible where it says, ‘Only The Bible’ (sola scriptura).
He that sees another in error and endeavors not to correct it, testifies himself to be in error.
Pope Leo I
Baloney is the unvarnished lie laid on so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it.
The real question today is not when human life begins, but: “What is the value of human life?”
When you look at the crucifix, you understand how much Jesus loved you then. When you look at the Sacred Host, you understand how much Jesus loves you now.
My grandmother, who had only an eighth grade education, knew more than
many theologians because she knew the truth.
Prayer is the oxygen of the soul.
When you are getting kicked from the rear it means you are in front.
It would be easier for the world to survive without the sun than to do so without the Holy Mass.
An acorn is an acorn, it cannot develop into a rabbit.
Most people go not by argument, but by sympathies.
John Henry Newman
Not 100 in the United States hate the Roman Catholic Church, but millions hate what they mistakenly think the Roman Catholic Church is.
No prayer, no power.A little prayer, a little power.A lot of prayer, a lot of power! Never forget this.
A Catholic priest
Our arms are too short to box with God.
How can we survive as a free Nation when some decide that others are not fit to live, and should be done away with.
We do not know who is in Heaven as our vantage point is not high enough.
Preach the Gospel always, and when necessary, use words.
St. Francis of Assisi
Mary Magdalen, a no good, filthy, prostitute, and look at her now.
Ignorance of scripture is ignorance of Christ
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
If you don’t know about love, then you had better look at a crucifix fast.
To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
How do you test the teacher for false teachings? You test the students.
Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure. Ronald Reagan
To love God is something greater than to know Him.
St. Thomas Aquinas
The definition of heresy is, ‘pick and choose’.
Right is right, even if no one is right. Wrong is wrong, even if everyone is wrong.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven.
Pope St. Pius X
It is easy to praise the Lord when everything is going alright. Just
let us stub our toe and see if the praise still continues.
“Faith is what gets you started. Hope is what keeps you going. Love is what brings you to the end.”
The divorce rate is within 2 percentage points of the ones using
We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
Jesus taught orally, He did not write a book.
Within the covers of the Bible are all the answers for all the problems men face.
If He went through torture and crucifixion, then how could we not put up
I’ve noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born
Don’t mess with a strong man’s bride.