Pray for us, St. Gianna Beretta Molla

God quickly blessed the couple with three children in three years. But complications arose when Gianna became pregnant with their fourth child in 1961. She was diagnosed with a fibroma in her uterus.  Doctors pretty much told her that an abortion was the only way to save her life.

Gianna said no.  She directed doctors to remove the tumor without harming the child she carried. She was firm that her baby’s life came first.

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The most beautiful words of the saints

This is All Saints Day. You and I are surrounded by the lovely words of two-thousand years of saints. Let us take a minute and bask in the beautiful glow of their wise words. I’ve assembled some quotes that move me. Which move you the most? What are some of your favorite quotes not included in this list? Let us honor these great men and women that preceded us by enriching our souls with their inspired wisdom:

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