Special Resource: Growing in our Relationship with God: Take 10

by Andrea Weaver & Laura Fonte

As we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation and Mary’s YES and as we approach the High Holy Days, consider spending 10 minutes in the morning with God. Just as we choose to spend time with a new friend in order to grow the relationship, we must do the same with God. Over time, we are able to develop an intimacy akin to that of a spouse, dear sibling or best friend.

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Special Resource: March 2020~During a Pandemic


Pandemic Quotes

“After all, it really is all of humanity that is under threat during a pandemic.” ~ Margaret Chan

“A united humanity will be able to confront the many troubling problems of the present time: from the menace of terrorism to the humiliating poverty in which millions of human beings live, from the proliferation of weapons to the pandemics and the environmental destruction which threatens the future of our planet.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI

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Resources: March 2020~Lent


Lenten Quotes

From Catholic Quotes to Help You During Your Lenten Journey:

“Lent is a time of going very deeply into ourselves… What is it that stands between us and God? Between us and our brothers and sisters? Between us and life, the life of the Spirit? Whatever it is, let us relentlessly tear it out, without a moment’s hesitation.” ~ Catherine Doherty

“God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy.” ~ Pope Francis

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Resources: February 2020~Leap Year


Leap Year Quotes

“Creativity is always a leap of faith. You’re faced with a blank page, blank easel or an empty stage.” – Julia Cameron

“All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.” – Henry Miller

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Resources: January 2020~St. Angela Merici


January Quotes by Amy Welborn in 2020: A Book of Grace-filled Days

“Mary reflected … she prayed about her child – this gift, this mystery.”  (p. 32)

“Belief is believing in God; faith is believing that God believes in you.”  ~ Andre Dubus  (p. 38)

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Resources: December 2019~Christmas


December Quotes

by Margaret Felice in A Book of Grace-filled Days

“Every decision we make has the potential to prepare us to meet Jesus, however He may come to us.”  (p. 365)

“Jesus told us to build our houses on Him and His words, but He didn’t tell us there was only one way to decorate them.”  (p. 369)

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Resources: November 2019~Universal Children’s Day

November Quotes

by Margaret Felice in A Book of Grace-filled Days

“The universe is like a drop of dew before the Lord.”  (p. 337)

“The strength God gives us is rarely superhero strength – it’s usually more human and thus, more attainable.”  (p. 344)

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Resources: October 2019~International Day for Poverty Eradication

October Quotes

by Margaret Felice in A Book of Grace-filled Days

“The paradox of prayer is that we have to learn how to pray while we can only receive it as a gift.” (p. 308) (Quote from Henri Nouwen in Reaching Out)

“ If you have a deep longing, share it with the One who desires to be your closest friend.” (p. 313)

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Resources: September 2019~International Day of Peace


September Quotes

by Margaret Felice in A Book of Grace-filled Days

“Light allows us to see. We can see beauty and goodness with gratitude and know that they are of God.” ( p. 276)

“May my words today express the love of God that lives in my heart.”  (p. 280)

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Resources: August 2019~Indigenous Peoples Day


August Quotes

by Margaret Felice in A Book of Grace-filled Days

“From time to time, a flash illuminates our world and helps us see things as they truly are: gifts of God, full of grace.”  (p. 248)

“Our desire for communion says a lot about us, but it says even more about God.”  (p. 251)

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