Quote of the day, 5 May: Père Jacques

Père Jacques commented on evil during a preached retreat in the fall of 1943: "The profound problem of evil is a scandal that keeps many people far from God and drives many others away from him... Take war, for example, with its deliberate destruction of cities and its unjustifiable slaughter of the elderly and the innocent, of women and children..."

Quote of the day, 5 March: Józef Kucharczyk, OCD

What is the Discalced Carmelite experience in Ukraine at the moment? Provincial Delegate Father Józef Kucharczyk explains: "This is what I feel: spiritual warfare! I don’t feel like a hero... The priests and the faithful don’t feel like heroes, but we are really fighting with the devil!"

Quote of the day, 26 February: St. Raphael Kalinowski

St. Raphael Kalinowski understands the struggle of a people to defend their homeland against an occupying power. “Can I remain passive when so many people have sacrificed everything for this cause, undoubtedly a national cause?” A prisoner of war condemned to Siberia, he took the Gospels, his crucifix, and The Imitation of Christ.

Quote of the day, 25 February: St. Edith Stein

In a 1932 presentation, St. Edith Stein said, "The people of Europe who struggled in a life-and-death combat during the World War were plunged into misery together, and all the hard facts of life furthered the recognition that a recovery is possible only through joint effort."

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