10 Timely Phrases by St Paul of the Cross about Prayer

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St. Paul of the Cross is the founder of the Congregation of the Passionist Fathers and the Passionist Sisters.

Newsroom (19/10/2021 1:55 PM, Gaudium Press) Today, October 19, the Church celebrates the memory of St. Paul of the Cross, founder of the Congregation of the Passionist Fathers and the Passionist Sisters. Their charism is to establish a great love for the Passion and Death of Our Lord through popular missions among the faithful.

St. Paul of the Cross evangelized through his example and his writings. We reproduce below some thoughts of the founder of the Passionists on prayer:

Pray 24 hours a day, that is, do all actions with your heart and mind elevated to God.”

“Say frequent ejaculatory prayers. In times of aridity they help to maintain recollection.”

“I highly recommend prayer for the Christian, not long, but according to what the state of life allows.”

“It is better to say few prayers well, than many with little devotion.”

“The divine presence is necessary to pray well and draw fruit.”

“Important works must be born from prayer.

“If you cannot prayer because of work, try to perform your work well and with purity of intention.”

Holy prayer is necessary to accept everything with resignation and to face suffering with fortitude.”

“A true apostolic life consists of action and continuous prayer.”

“It is good to begin prayer by the mysteries of the Passion and then, to inmerse oneself in the sea of divinity.” (EPC)

Compiled by Gustavo Kralj

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