The one thing Jesus is going to ask us when we get to Heaven: Where are your brothers and sisters?
The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of moral crisis preserve their neutrality.
President John F. Kennedy
The doors of Hell are locked from the inside.
Hell is full of the talented, but Heaven of the energetic.
Saint Jeanne de Chantal
Don’t wait for six strong men to take you to church.
A priest goes to Heaven or a priest goes to Hell with a thousand people behind.
Saint John Vianney
All the way to Heaven is Heaven, because He is the way.
Saint Catherine of Siena
The national anthem of Hell is “I Did It My Way”.
The issue is now clear. It is between light and darkness and every one must choose his side.
G.K. Chesterton (Chesterton’s last words)
Many who plan to seek God at the eleventh hour die at 10:30.
Death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life’s change agent.
Each and every one of us, at the end of the journey of life, will come face to face with either one or the other of two faces… And one of them, either the merciful face of Christ or the miserable face of Satan, will say, “Mine, mine.” May we be Christ’s!
Archbishop Fulton Sheen
We are always trying to find an easy way into Heaven.
As sailors are guided by a star to the port, so are Christians guided to Heaven by Mary.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Everything smaller than Heaven bores us because only Heaven is bigger than our hearts.
If you seek to make Heaven on earth, you’ll get Hell.
In Heaven everyone lives in Hollywood.
Hell is not a subject to be avoided; it is a place to be avoided. Thinking about Hell is actually a very good idea. It’s a good way to keep ourselves out of it.
The saints went to Heaven before they went to Heaven.
Deacon Thomas Winninger
May God bless the hell out of you! 😀
There’s nothing like impending death to rouse you from existential boredom.
If God did not forgive sinners Heaven would be empty.
He who carries God in his heart bears heaven with him wherever he goes.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
Using death to defeat death… wow. No way the devil saw that one coming.
We can’t experience all that Heaven has to offer until we renounce all that the world offers in its place.
The last seat in purgatory is better than the first seat in you know where.
Father Kevin Finnegan
The safest road to hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
We’ve all got a terminal illness. It’s called life.
Father Benedict Groeschel
You can’t go to Heaven hating somebody. Forgive now. Be compassionate now. Be patient now. Be grateful now. Love Jesus and Mary now. Accept God’s will now.
Heaven will display far more variety than Hell.
The people hung upon His words – that is, until they hung Him on a cross. Admiration is fleeting. Love is eternal.
The Heavenly City outshines Rome beyond comparison. There, instead of victory, is truth; instead of high rank, holiness; instead of peace, felicity; instead of life, eternity.
Nothing is truer in a sense than a funeral oration: It tells precisely what the dead man should have been.
Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.
Teacher: “If your daughter knew her spelling words as well as her Bible stories she’d get into Harvard.” Me: “I’ll settle for Heaven.”
The school of Christ is the school of charity. On the last day, when the general examination takes place, there will be no question at all on the text of Aristotle, the aphorisms of Hippocrates, or the paragraphs of Justinian. Charity will be the whole syllabus.
Saint Robert Bellarmine
As I continue my advance through my 50’s, I am certain that I am closer to my death than I am to my birth. I look at the calendar and see my birth date rolling around. But which is the day that I will die? Hmmm. Think about that one. We pass our death date every year without giving it a thought. But our death date is just as real as our birth date. It might do us good to pause and reflect on that.
I’ve read the final chapter… God wins.