Quotes from St. Philip Neri | Catholic News Live

Quote of the Day – July 14 “Never say “What great things saints do!” but “What great things God does in His saints!

One Minute Reflection – July 20 #pinterest Receive my instruction in preference to silver and knowledge rather than gold….Prv 8:10 REFLECTION – Read attentively the book of purity that is Mary, written entirely by the finger of God. Read the holiness, the...........

One Minute Reflection – July 20 Receive my instruction in preference to silver and knowledge rather than gold….Prv REFLECTION – Read attentively the book of purity that is Mary, written entirely by the finger of God. Read the holiness, the.

♔ WHEN A SPIRITUAL PERSON FEELS GREAT CALMNESS OF MIND IN ASKING ANYTHING OF GOD, IT IS A GOOD SIGN THAT GOD EITHER HAS GRANTED IT OR WILL DO SO SHORTLY. -- SAINT PHILLIP NERI #PROUDTOBECATHOLIC

♔ WHEN A SPIRITUAL PERSON FEELS GREAT CALMNESS OF MIND IN ASKING ANYTHING OF GOD, IT IS A GOOD SIGN THAT GOD EITHER HAS GRANTED IT OR WILL DO SO SHORTLY. -- SAINT PHILLIP NERI #PROUDTOBECATHOLIC

“At communion we ought to ask for the remedy of the vice to which we feel ourselves most inclined.” St Philip Neri#mypic

“At communion we ought to ask for the remedy of the vice to which we feel ourselves most inclined.

St. Philip Neri Novena

Saint Philip Neri, also known as the Apostle of Rome, was an Italian priest in the century. He is noted for founding a society of priests called the Congregation of the Oratory.

St.Philip Neri  Born in 1515 in Florence, he showed the impulsiveness and spontaneity of his character from the time he was a boy. In fact one incident almost cost him his life. Seeing a donkey loaded with fruit for market, the little boy had barely formed the thought of jumping on the donkey's back before he had done it. The donkey, surprised, lost his footing, and donkey, fruit, and boy tumbled into the cellar with the boy winding up on the bottom! Miraculously he was unhurt.

May - Memorial of Saint Philip Neri, Priest "We can never arrive in the contemplative life if we do not first exercise ourselves laboriously in the active life.

St. Philip Neri: The Patron Saint of Catholic Extension. It is said that Philip Neri wanted to be a foreign missionary, but a holy man interfered by telling him: “Your India shall be Rome.” Bishop Francis Clement Kelley, the founder of Catholic Extension, saw the application of those words in his own work. He decided that Philip would be our patron, and Pope St. Pius X so named him. Read an article we published in May of 1958 highlighting our patron saint’s sense of humor.

Giovan Francesco Barbieri called "Guercino", Saint Philip Neri, On display at the National Museum of San Marino. Picture by Stefano Bolognini,

when [St. Philip Neri's] body was dissected it was found that two of his ribs had been broken, an event attributed to the expansion of his heart while fervently praying

Philip Neri's] body was dissected it was found that two of his ribs had been broken, an event attributed to the expansion of his heart while fervently praying

The best way to prepare for death is to spend every day of life as though it was your last -- St. Philip Neri

One Minute Reflection – May 26 It is your special privilege to take Christ’s part – not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him……….Phil REFLECTION – The greatness of our God must be.

"Chastity is impossible without the Eucharist." -St. Philip Neri. A recent Homiletic and Pastoral Review article reiterated that way too many Catholics think that the Eucharist is a "symbol." Moreover, Fr. Bevil Bramwell, OMI, has repeatedly pointed out that avoidance of Confession says a lot about how much we truly believe in the Real Presence. Let's reflect upon that one and what St. Philip Neri said.

Chastity is impossible without the Eucharist. - Philip Neri // This secret has been around since // No wonder the world is in the state it is!

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