Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.— Rose of Lima
Skyrocket Catholic Family quotations
If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.
The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family.
.. The family is placed at the center of the great struggle between good and evil, between life and death, between love and all that is opposed to love.
I grew up in a very old-fashioned Roman Catholic, Italian-Irish family in Philly.
Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.
Ours was a very progressive Protestant family, but my parents were God-loving rather than God-fearing. We went to church, and I still go with my mum and dad when I return home - it's a family thing. I played flute in my dad's marching band, but I had an integrated upbringing. We had a lot of Catholic friends.
I guess now that I think back, I used to play priest and be a funny priest.
I don't know, I grew up in such a Catholic family that I kind of liked to test the boundaries a little bit and I think I had fun watching my mom laugh.
Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.
The best thing in life are free.
True holiness does not mean a flight from the world;
rather, it lies in the effort to incarnate the Gospel in everyday life, in the family, at school and at work, and in social and political involvement.
Keep the joy of loving God in your heart and share this joy with all you meet especially your family. Be holy let us pray.
I was raised in an Italian catholic family in Baltimore, Maryland.
Our faith is very important to us, our patriotism, love of faith, love of family, love of country. I took pride in our Italian American heritage and to be the first woman speaker of the House and the first Italian American speaker of the House, it's quite thrilling for me.
Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
We were a religious, practicing, Catholic family - Mass together on Sunday, Catholic schools, and parents who practiced everything they preached. A great gift was their total absence of any derogatory talk about people of any race or culture and we were on a street of many faiths, though no other races at that early time.
I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
I was born into a Catholic family. I grew up in West Belfast. Faith was very important to us eight children and my mother and father. It was grounded in the Christian tradition of social involvement.
Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
Children have a right to grow up in a family with a father and a mother.
I would like to grow less afraid of dying.
I am infinitely less afraid today than I was 15 or 25 years ago. I was most afraid of dying when I was 33, because I come from a Catholic family.
I'm pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart and I believe in family.
I also have a basic belief that God takes care of me. I believe in prayer, even though I'm not that religious. I just have that foundation from my family. I mean when you think that you're just a human being and one of God's creatures, you can't take anything that seriously.
Maturity isn't a product of growing older. It's a product of growing wiser.
There was plenty of dysfunction in my family and I went to Catholic School with these psychotic nuns. I would always try to be funny to lighten the mood.
In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools.
In this Year of Faith, we pray to the Lord that the Church may always be a true family that brings God’s love to everyone.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
[Speaking of marriage and family] In this entire world there is not a more perfect, more complete image of God, Unity and Community. There is no other human reality which corresponds more, humanly speaking, to that divine mystery.
In the newborn child is realized the common good of the family.
My mother, father and brothers (I was the youngest of three boys), were all very sarcastic and we were a complete Irish-Catholic family. We didn't talk about our feelings ever, and if we did, we were yelling about them - there was no in-between. That's just carried over so many ways in my life and sabotaged relationships, sabotaged creative stuff.
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.
I went to a Catholic University and there's something about being a Catholic-American. You know, St. Patrick's Day is, I'm Irish-Catholic. There's alcoholism in my family. It's like I've got to be Catholic, right?
I have an enormous family because I'm from Montreal and my family's Catholic, so my dad has eight siblings and they all have kids and we all grew up in the same property on weekends and summers.
We have no salaries. When one says he is from a good Catholic family and says he wants to help us, why should we refuse his offer?
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA.
Dear young people of every language and culture, a high and exhilarating task awaits you: that of becoming men and women capable of solidarity, peace and love of life, with respect for everyone. Become craftsmen of a new humanity, where brothers and sisters - members all of the same family - are able at last to live in peace.
...with the black marble which gives the fireplace the air of a miniature family vault, to suggest early Victorian commercial respectability, belief in money, Bible fetichism, fear of hell always at war with fear of poverty, instinctive horror of the passionate character of art, love and Roman Catholic religion, and all the first fruits of plutocracy in the early generations of the industrial revolution.
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
My family is very traditional, Catholic.
We're a Muslim family, but we're also very cultured and we have a mixture of different religions. For example, my brother-in-law is Catholic, and my sister converted and my nephews are baptized. I have an uncle who just graduated and currently he's a priest.
I was brought up Catholic, and my family is still very religious.
Every animal on earth is a living being with feelings, emotions, and a family life. Just like you and me.
I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family.
My dad was a pretty rough guy. So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and found his way to the gym. It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time with him and work out in the gym.
An armchair Jungian would say the whole thing is about my own ongoing spiritual search. My interior life has always been one of trying to find a spiritual link, maybe because I'm from a family of separate religious philosophies: Protestant and Catholic.
I was raised a Catholic on both sides of the family.
I went to a Catholic grade school and thought everybody in the country was Catholic, because that's all I ever was associated with.
When you don't have kids and you're in a Catholic family - one of my sisters had 10 children in 11 years - she's part rabbit - you feel kind of guilty about that. So, I want to do things for other people's children.
Do I address issues of the spirit, of the soul, in my work? Yes, definitely.
As for being a Catholic poet, I was born in, and into, Catholicism - Eastern Rite Maronite and Melkite Catholicism. Not being Catholic has never been a choice for me - it's in my family, my ancestry, going back centuries. Catholicism, for me, is always here.