"The interior life is like a sea of love in which the soul is plunged and is, as it were, drowned in love. Just as a mother holds her child's face in her hands to cover it with kisses, so does God hold the devout man."~St. John Vianney~
"The eyes of the world see no further than this life, as mine see no further than this wall when the church door is shut. The eyes of a Christian see deep into eternity."~St. John Vianney~
St. John Vianney's heart radiated pure love...
"Love of our neighbor consists of three things: to desire the greater good of everyone; to do what good we can when we can; to bear, excuse, and hide other's faults."
~St. John Vianney~
"We must never lose site of the fact that we are either saints or outcasts, that we must live for heaven or for hell: there is no middle path in this. You either belong wholly to the world or wholly to God. If people would do for God what they do for the world, what a great number of Christians would go to heaven."~St. John Vianney~
"Our home is--Heaven. On earth we are like travelers staying at a hotel. When one is away, one is always thinking of home."~St. John Vianney~
"Mary seeks for those who approach her devoutly and with reverence, for such she loves, nourishes, and adopts us as her children."~St. John Vianney~
Almighty and merciful God, Who didst bestow upon blessed John Mary Vianney wonderful pastoral zeal and a great fervor for prayer and penance, grant, we beseech Thee, that by his example and intercession we may be able to gain the souls of our brethren for Christ, and with them attain to everlasting glory, through the same Lord Jesus Christ Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen
~St. John Vianney, please pray for us!~
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I gleaned all of the quotes from the book "Quotable Saints" by Ronda De Sola Chervin