The greatest obstacle in the apostolate of the Church is the timidity or rather the cowardice of the faithful.— Pope Pius X
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Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven.
There are others: innocence, but that is for little children; penance, but we are afraid of it; generous endurance of trials of life, but when they come we weep and ask to be. The surest, easiest, shortest way is the Eucharist.
The true friends of the people are neither revolutionaries, nor innovators, but traditionalists.
The Rosary is the most beautiful and the most rich in graces of all prayers;
it is the prayer that touches most the Heart of the Mother of God...and if you wish peace to reign in your homes, recite the family Rosary.
Let the storm rage and the sky darken - not for that shall we be dismayed.
If we trust as we should in Mary, we shall recognize in her, the Virgin Most Powerful "who with virginal foot did crush the head of the serpent.
To heal the breach between the rich and the poor, it is necessary to distinguish between justice and charity.
It is an error to believe that Christ did not teach a determined body of doctrine applicable to all times and to all men, but rather that He inaugurated a religious movement adapted, or to be adapted, to different times and different places.
If there were one million families praying the Rosary every day, the entire world would be saved.
The daily adoration or visit to the Blessed Sacrament is the practice which is the fountainhead of all devotional works
I was born poor, I have lived poor, I wish to die poor.
Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to heaven.
If the Angels could envy, they would envy us for Holy Communion.
Among all the devotions approved by the Church none has been so favored by so many miracles as the devotion of the Most Holy Rosary
Far, far from the clergy be the love of novelty!
God being infinite beauty, the soul united to Christ draws upon himself the admiring and tender gaze of the Angels, who, were they capable of any passion, would be filled with envy at his lot.
We put great confidence in the Holy Rosary for the healing of evils which afflict our times.
It is impossible to approve in Catholic publications of a style inspired by unsound novelty which seems to deride the piety of the faithful and dwells on the introduction of a new order of Christian life, on new directions of the Church, on new aspirations of the modern soul, on a new vocation of the clergy, on a new Christian civilisation.
Once for all beloved children, the surest, easiest, shortest way is by the Eucharist. It is so easy to approach the holy table, and there we taste the joys of Paradise
Truly we are passing through disastrous times, when we may well make our own the lamentation of the Prophet: "There is no truth, and there is no mercy, and there is no knowledge of God in the land" (Hosea 4:1). Yet in the midst of this tide of evil, the Virgin Most Merciful rises before our eyes like a rainbow, as the arbiter of peace between God and man.
The Church alone, being the Bride of Christ and having all things in common with her Divine Spouse, is the depository of the truth.
The organic constitution of the Church is not immutable;
but Christian society, just as human society, is subject to perpetual evolution.
Nothing would please us more than to see our beloved children form the habit of reading the Gospels - not merely from time to time, but every day.
The proposition that the principal articles of the Apostles' Creed did not have the same meaning for the Christians of the earliest times as they have for Christians of our time is hereby condemned and proscribed as erroneous.
What will it cost you, oh Mary, to hear our prayer? What will it cost you to save us? Has not Jesus placed in your hands all the treasures of His grace and mercy? You sit crowned Queen at the right hand of your son: your dominion reaches as far as the heavens and to you are subject the earth and all creatures dwelling thereon. Your dominion reaches even down into the abyss of hell, and you alone, oh Mary, save us from the hands of Satan.
I accept with sincere belief the doctrine of faith as handed down to us from the Apostles by the orthodox Fathers, always in the same sense and with the same interpretation.