We must invoke the help of the Holy Spirit and that of our good angel, and then remain still in God's presence, full of faith that He is more in us than we are in ourselves.” St. John Baptist de La Salle “In serious matters it is better to beg God humbly than to send forth a flood of words that will only offend the listeners and have no effect on those who are guilty.” St.
Jane Frances De Chantal “We should have frequent recourse to prayer, and persevere a long time in it. John Bosco “Whether, therefore, we receive what we ask for, or do not receive it, let us still continue steadfast in prayer.
Gregory of Nazianzus “Prayer purifies us, reading instructs us. When we pray, we talk to God; when we read, God talks to us.” St.
Isidore of Seville “There is no danger if our prayer is without words or reflection because the good success of prayer depends neither on words nor on study.
Don’t think that she is one of those rude women of whom there are so many — on the contrary, she is utterly courteous and pleasant. I would like the three Marys of illustrious renown to be with us.
If you greet her, she will answer you right away and converse with you! Bernardine of Siena “When we pray, the voice of the heart must be heard more than the proceedings from the mouth.” St. I would like the friends of Heaven to be gathered around us from all parts.
alphonsus ligouri “Speak to Him often of your business, your plans, your troubles, your fears — of everything that concerns you.” st.
Call her to your assistance, for such is the divine Will that she should help in every kind of necessity.” St.Charles Borromeo “Arm yourself with prayer rather than a sword; wear humility rather than fine clothes.” St. Prayer draws into the soul the Holy Spirit, and raises man to Heaven.” St.Dominic de Guzman “My longing for truth was a single prayer.” st. Ephrem of Syria “We must pray without tiring, for the salvation of mankind does not depend on material success; nor on sciences that cloud the intellect.It depends upon the simple raising of our minds to God, and the more simple and stripped of feeling it is, the surer it is.” St.Jane Frances de Chantal “We should go to prayer with deep humility and an awareness of our nothingness. We can do nothing more pleasing to him than to beg incessantly that He bestow them upon us.” St.