#SaintQuoteNovember by the Center for Catholic Education

October 31, 2016

The Center for Catholic Education at Aquinas College presents #SaintQuoteNovember, a quote and picture each day of the month of November. Check our Twitter or Facebook feeds daily—or simply revisit this page—for the day’s quote.

"Apart from the cross, there is no ladder by which we may get to heaven."

- St. Rose of Lima

November 19

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

“The Cross of Jesus is the key to paradise.”

- St. Jerome
EducationPhoto by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“The saints have no need of honor from us, neither does our devotion add the slightest thing to what is theirs. Clearly, if we venerate their memory, it serves us, not them. But I tell you, when I think of them, I feel myself inflamed by tremendous yearning.”

- St. Bernard of Clairvaux

November 29

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“We are each of us like a small mirror in which God searches for His reflection.”

- St. John Vianney

November 28

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

“Whenever you seek truth, you seek God, whether or not you know it.”

- St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

November 27

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Hope is the power behind love.”

- St. John Climacus

November 26

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Prayer is the best weapon we have; it is the key that opens God’s heart.”

- St. Pius of Pietrelcina

November 25

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”

- St. Teresa of Calcutta

November 9

Photo by Manfredo Ferrari

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.”

- St. Ambrose

November 24

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Great graces are often attached to what seems trifling.”

- St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

November 23

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

"Music is the exaltation of the mind derived from things eternal, bursting forth in sound."

- St. Thomas Aquinas

November 22

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

“Be attentive to the voice of Grace.”

- St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

November 21

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Do your ordinary duties extraordinarily well.”

- St. John Bosco

November 20

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

“Everything that one turns in the direction of God is a prayer.”

- St. Ignatius of Loyola

November 18

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.”

- St. Francis de Sales

November 17

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Our best plan is to place ourselves in the Lord’s Presence, meditate upon His mercy and grace and upon our own lowliness, and leave Him to give us what He wills….He knows what is good for us.”

- St. Teresa of Avila

November 16

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“It is by the path of love, which is charity, that God draws near to man and man to God.”

- St. Albert the Great

November 15

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

"From the Eucharist comes strength to live the Christian life and zeal to share that life with others."

- Pope St. John Paul II

November 14

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Give me a heart as big as the universe.”

- St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

November 13

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Preach the Truth as if you had a million voices. It is silence that kills the world.”

- Saint Catherine of Siena

November 12

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

“…O most merciful redeemer, friend and brother, may I know thee more clearly, love thee more dearly, and follow thee more nearly, day by day.”

- Saint Richard of Chichester

November 11

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.”

- Blessed John Henry Newman

November 10

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“One must see God in everyone.”

- Saint Catherine Laboure

November 8

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“All the darkness of the world cannot extinguish the light of one candle."

- Saint Francis of Assisi

November 7

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

“We live in the midst of innumerable mysteries, which are to be solved by faith alone.”

- Saint Katharine Drexel

November 6

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Hope is the power behind love.”

- St. John Climacus

November 26

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“Whenever you seek truth, you seek God, whether or not you know it.”

- St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

November 27

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“We are each of us like a small mirror in which God searches for His reflection.”

- St. John Vianney

November 28

Photo by Sr. Mary Christopher, O.P.

“The saints have no need of honor from us, neither does our devotion add the slightest thing to what is theirs. Clearly, if we venerate their memory, it serves us, not them. But I tell you, when I think of them, I feel myself inflamed by tremendous yearning.”

- St. Bernard of Clairvaux

November 29

Photo by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

“The Cross of Jesus is the key to paradise.”

- St. Jerome
EducationPhoto by Fr. Lawrence Lew, O.P.

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