"While in prison, Jacques began writing a spiritual diary for his young daughter. This diary, along with some prison letters, were published in book form in 1971 under the title, Light Under the Scaffold."...

"Pope John Paul II declared Maximillian Kolbe “The Patron Saint of our difficult century.” All these people I thought, now share in the mystery of life not ending upon the death of the body."...

"When I am truly humble, I know that I’m not speaking up or doing something because of my own need to be in front. It’s because I know that I am imbued with the Spirit of God and do not need to fear."...

" Francis writes of how Joseph loved Jesus with a father’s heart (Patris Corde) and how prominent his name has been in papal documents. It was Pope Pius IX  who proclaimed Joseph as patron of the Church in December 1870."...

"The first step then when we are not feeling God’s consolation is to remind ourselves of what the Lord is calling us to do at this moment, and then do it generously out of love for God. "...

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