The second of ten children in a poor Italian family, Joseph Sarto became Pius X at 68. Never forgetting his humble origin, he said "I was born poor, I lived poor, I will die poor." #Pius X was one of the 20th century's greatest popes. Join the @cathapostlectr in commemorating St. #PiusX today! #pope #Catholic #saint
Join the @cathapostlectr in commemorating the #FeastDay of St. Jane Frances de Chantal! Jane Frances was a wife, mother, nun and founder of a religious order! #Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, pray for us! #Catholic
"Prayer is the inner bath of love into which the soul plunges itself." -St. John Vianney Join the @cathapostlectr as we commemorate St. #JohnVianney today, patron of priests! #saint #FeastDay #Catholic
“We cultivate a very small field for #Christ, but we love it, knowing that God does not require great achievements but a heart that holds back nothing for self.... The truest crosses are those we do not choose ourselves.... He who has Jesus has everything.” -St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Join the @cathapostlectr in commemorating the #FeastDay of St. #RosePhilippineDuchesne! #saint #Catholic #Christian #Jesus
"Our wish, our object, our chief preoccupation must be to form #Jesus in ourselves." -St. #JohnEudes Join the @cathapostlectr in commemorating the #FeastDay of #Saint John Eudes, priest, parish missionary and founder of two religious communities.