Claude De La Colombiere Quotes

St. Claude de la Colombière, S.J., was a Jesuit priest and the confessor of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, V.H.M. His feast day is the day of his death, 15 February. He was a missionary and ascetical writer.

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Claude De La Colombiere


God is in the midst of us, or rather we are in the midst of him; wherever we are he sees us and touches us: at prayer, at work, at table, at recreation.

Claude De La Colombiere


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May the Heart of Jesus Christ be our school! Let us make our abode there. Let us study its movements and attempt to conform ours to them. Yes, O Divine Jesus, I want to live there.

Claude De La Colombiere


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Lord, I am in this world to show Your mercy to others...For my part I will glorify You by making known how good You are to sinners, that Your mercy is boundless.

Claude De La Colombiere


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Men may deprive me of property and honour; sickness may take away my strength and other means of serving You; I may even lose Your grace by sin; but never, never will I lose my hope in You. I will cherish it unto that dreadful moment when all hell will be unchained to snatch my soul away. "No one has hoped in the Lord and has been confounded"

Claude De La Colombiere


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