“All things proceed from prayer and it is the beginning and the end of every good.”    Blessed Br. Giles

“The final purpose of meditation is the love of God and one’s neighbor. Love the first with all your soul and without reservation, love the second as another self, and you will have arrived at the final purpose of meditation.”   St. Padre Pio

“We must pray without tiring, for the salvation of mankind does not depend upon material success . . . but on Jesus alone.”    St. Frances X. Cabrini

“We have not deserved to pray; but God, in His goodness, has permitted us to speak to Him.”    St. John Vianney

“Prayer is the beginning and the end of all good.”    Brother Giles

“Do not pray for easy lives; pray to be stronger people.  Do no pray for tasks equal to your powers; pray for powers equal to your tasks.”   Bl. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap.