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Quotations from Saint Josemaria

The Compassion of Jesus

Soon afterwards he went to a city called Naim. As he drew near to the gate of the city, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her Tags: Charity, Following Christ

Parable of the Sower

And when a great crowd came together and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable: A sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed Tags: defects, Gospel, Ascetical struggle

The Mute Devil

Teacher, I brought my son to you for he has a dumb spirit; and wherever it seizes him, it dashes him down; and he foams and grinds his teeth and becomes rigid; and I asked your disciples to cast it out, and they were not able Tags: defects, Gospel, Sincerity

Like Children

And he took a child, and put him in the midst of them; and taking him in his arms, he said to them, Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me Tags: Humility, Spiritual childhood

The Good Shepherd

Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber; but he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep Tags: Spiritual guidance, Church

The Prayer of Jesus

And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose and went out to a lonely place, and there he prayed Tags: Jesus Christ, Prayer

The Prodigal Son

But while he was yet at a distance, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him Tags: Love of God, Repentance, Contrition, Conversion

Bartimaeus

As he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great multitude, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Tags: Love of God, Faith

The New Commandment

Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end Tags: Charity, Understanding, Service

The Eucharist

And he took bread, and when he had given thanks he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body which is given for you. Do this in memory of me.” And likewise the cup after supper, saying, “This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.” Tags: Charity, Eucharist

The Passion

From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed Tags: Contemplation, Cross, Gospel, Jesus Christ

His death on the Cross

So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called the place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew Golgotha. There they crucified him Tags: Contemplation, Contrition, Cross, Gospel, Jesus Christ, Mortification

The Resurrection

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” Tags: Joy, Gospel, Jesus Christ

The Descent of the Holy Spirit

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting Tags: Hope, Holy Spirit, Church