Those who tell the Truth love you. Those who tell you what you want to hear love themselves.— Mother Angelica
The most unforgettable Mother Angelica quotes that are guaranted to improve your brain
Where most men work for degrees after their names, we work for one before our names: 'St.' It's a much more difficult degree to attain. It takes a lifetime, and you don't get your diploma until you're dead.
Holiness is not for wimps and the cross is not negotiable, sweetheart, it's a requirement.
Unless you are willing to do the ridiculous, God will not do the miraculous.
When you have God, you don’t have to know everything about it; you just do it.
Simply believing in the existence of God is not exactly what I would call a commitment. After all, even the devil believes that God exists. Believing has to change the way we live.
Faith is one foot on the ground, one foot in the air, and a queasy feeling in the stomach.
You can't go to Heaven hating somebody.
Forgive now. Be compassionate now. Be patient now. Be grateful now. Love Jesus and Mary now. Accept God's will now.
I'm not afraid to fail...I'm scared to death of dying and having the Lord say to me, 'Angelica, this is what you might have done had you trusted more.
Never put a lid on God. You can give God a thimble and ask for a quart. It won't work. Your plans, your projects, your dreams have to always be bigger than you, so God has room to operate. I want you to get good ideas, crazy ideas, extravagant ideas. Nothing is too much for The Lord to do - accent on 'The Lord'.
God always forgives when you are totally repentant and you desire to change.
He forgives... and He never gets tired of forgiving. Never. You may get tired asking. I hope not. He never, never tires of forgiving. Never.
Sometimes my worst day - one filled with pain and suffering - in the eyes of God, is my best day if I've born it cheerfully and I've born it with love.
God is not a slot machine. We don't go to God to get something; we go to give something.
We did not happen to be--we were chosen by God to exist.
God keeps the entire Universe in order, and still finds time to take a personal interest in you and me.
I guess that is what dying must be like;
to be finished and to be able to look back at the struggles of life, and know that God was your constant companion.
You want to do something for the Lord.
..do it. Whatever you feel needs to be done, even though youre shaking in your boots, youre scared to death -- take the first step forward. The grace comes with that one step and you get the grace as you step. Being afraid is not a problem; its doing nothing when you feel afraid.
The suffering of this life not only can make our temperament more like the Divine Personality of Jesus, but it detaches us from this world. This Divine preparation opens our souls to the working and pruning of the Father.
Our minds are so undisciplined that our doubts rule our lives and we don't master our imagination - it masters us.
Lord # God , I praise Your Holy Name.
Let every beat of my heart be a note of love in the symphony of my life.
God does awesome things with us.
Only in eternity shall we see the beauty of the soul, and only then shall we realize what great things were accomplished by interior suffering.
Jesus is giving you such an opportunity to be holy, holier than all the saints that have ever been, because the world is in such need of shining lives, beacons to see by.
It's your obligation to speak the truth, and everyone can either take it or leave it. But truth must be in us. We live in such a poverty of truth today.
If you want to be holy, if you seek meaning in your life, start looking into your own life and attacking your pride in all of its many forms. God will give you extraordinary light and the ultimate reward of holiness. For your holiness relies not on what you do, but on what you allow God to do through you. Have courage. God will perfect you.
Where most men work for degrees after their names, we work for one before our names: Saint.
If you're not a thorn in somebody's side, you aren't doing Christianity right.
Remember, vote for life. It may be your own.
Faith is what gets you started. Hope is what keeps you going. Love is what brings you to the end.
God wants you to be in the world, but so different from the world that you will change it. Get cracking.
We are all called to be great saints, don't miss the opportunity.
Everything starts with one person... I don't care if you're 5 or 105, God from all eternity chose you to be where you are, at this time in history, to change the world.