"We prayed the cross would help them be confirmed in their Faith:  Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again!"...

"When Laval died in 1708, one of his contemporaries described him as “a shepherd filled with the spirit of the apostles."...

"The story of Jesus’ passion is not an attempt to answer the question ‘Why do people have to suffer?’   It does, however, proclaim a fundamental truth.   Jesus did not come to prevent human suffering, but rather to consume it with his presence."...

"Jesus speaks of the need for us to stay rooted in him. “Cut off from me you can do nothing.” Jesus is telling us that the very core of our existence is to be connected with him."...

"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."...

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