25: Love Or Bust


Exodus 20:17, Proverbs 6:15, Matthew 5:27-29, Matthew 6:21-23, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Galatians 5:19-21, 1 John 2:16.

CCC 2351, 2541.

"If, by love and right living, you wash off the filth that has become stuck to your heart, the divine beauty will shine forth in you. Think of iron, which at one moment is dark and tarnished and the next, once the rust has been scraped off, shines and glistens brightly in the sun. It is the same with the inner core of man, which the Lord calls the heart. It has been in damp and foul places and is covered in patches of rust; but once the rust has been scraped off, it will recover itself and once more resemble its ‘original design’ . And whoever is pure in heart is blessed because, seeing his own purity, he sees the ‘original designer’ reflected in the image" -St. Gregory of Nyssa

“Filthy talk makes us feel comfortable with filthy action. But the one who knows how to control the tongue is prepared to resist the attacks of lust.” - St. Clement

“To defend his purity, St. Francis of Assisi rolled in the snow, St. Benedict threw himself into a thorn bush, St. Bernard plunged into an icy pond…You…what have you done" -St. Josemaria Escriva

"Lust turn love into poison." - Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

"To love is to will the good of another.” - St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Maria Goretti, pray for us!

St. Charles Borromeo, pray for us!

See you in the Eucharist!


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