This room is for general discussion that doesn't specifically fit into one of the other CatholicMatch rooms. Topics should not be overly serious as this is to be more of a "cafe setting."
Saint Peter's Square was created so that more people could be in the presence of the Pope and was named after Saint Peter, one of Jesus's apostles.
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"The definition of insanity ... doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results"!
Suddenly I'm in the mood for an Einstein bagel.
"When you judge someone, you don't define them, you define yourself."
"What we see in others is essentially a direct reflection of ourselves -- our projections, prejudices, insecurities. Anytime you judge someone, you reveal more about your own character than anything else."
"Bigotry and ignorance are the height of insecurity."
(Above directed to people who find it hard to see Christ in others...those who do not understand the multicultural aspect of Christianity...those who stereotype non-whites...those who don't embrace the belief that we all belong to one Body of Christ.)
"If certain thoughts bother you, it is devil who causes you to worry, and not God, Who, being the spirit of peace, grants you tranquility."
"I understand that temptations seem to tarnish, rather than to purify the spirit; but let us hear what the saints have to say, and for that purpose it suffices to choose Saint Francis de Sales from among so many: 'Temptations are like soap, which, when spread over the clothes, seems to stain them, but in reality, purifies them'."
Early is on time, On time is Late and Late is unacceptable. ~Grandpa Stan
God put us on this earth to acomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind, I will never die.
Those who say it cannot be done should not get in the way of the people doing it.
Life is not about waiting for the rain to stop. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
I don't miss him, I miss who I thought he was. ~Unknown
While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about. ~Angela Schwindt
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing--that's why we recommend it daily." — Zig Ziglar
I never said most of the things I said ~Yogi Berra
"The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice." Proverbs 12:15
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important. ~Eugene McCarthy
Or...from Wikipedia: Lex orandi, lex credendi (Latin loosely translatable as "the law of prayer is the law of belief") refers to the relationship between worship and belief, and is an ancient Christian principle which provided a measure for developing the ancient Christian creeds, the canon of scripture and other doctrinal matters based on the prayer texts of the Church, that is, the Church's liturgy.