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Faith Catholic Quotes


"I'm a writer of faith. I was raised Catholic, and I have a deeply Catholic imagination." - Julianna Baggott

"If a future Pope teaches anything contrary to the Catholic Faith, do not follow him." - Pope Pius IX

"Beyond a doubt, they perish eternally who do not keep the Catholic faith entire and unchanged." - Pope Gregory XVI

"Whosoever shall be saved: before all things it is necessary that he hold the Catholic Faith." - The Book of Common Prayer

"[That faith is catholic] which is everywhere, which is always, which is by all people believed." - St. Vincent of Lerins

"I am Catholic. But I am opposed to a monopoly when it comes to faith." - Evo Morales

"My parents reverted to their Catholic faith through the charismatic renewal, so I was raised charismatic." - Regina Doman

"I was raised in a nominal Roman Catholic home, but without any really strong faith there." - Frederica Mathewesgreen

"I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family's faith." - Vera Farmiga

"Rome should sometimes intervene and say this or that is not in conformity with the Catholic faith. Theologians should understand that. Some theologians go too far, for example, reducing the Catholic faith to a universal philosophy." - Godfried Danneels

"As an atheist and lapsed Catholic, I feel the absence of faith in my own life quite acutely." - Ron Currie Jr.

"For me the hardest struggle in my faith life was the Catholic Church is against the death penalty." - Tim Kaine

"Truth is, I'm a good Catholic girl. The faith has always been elusive, but the guilt is intractable." - Janet Evanovich

"He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic." - Kingsley Amis

"You are not to be looked upon as holding the true Catholic faith if you do not teach that the faith of Rome is to be held" - Pope Leo XIII

"The Catholic faith never changes. But the language and mode of manifesting this one faith can change according to peoples, times and places." - Francis Arinze

"I was the biggest George Harrison fanatic in the world. He was raised Catholic; my parents are both ex-clergy, so I was raised Catholic, and I admired how he used his faith." - John Fugelsang

"I believed in the Catholic position, the Catholic view of ethics and aesthetics, for a long time. But I wanted something not intellectual, some conviction not mental - in fact I wanted faith." - Joyce Kilmer

"I think there's nothing better in the world than a spirited discussion about the Bible and Jesus and God and the Catholic faith, or the Jewish faith, or the Muslim faith- any religion." - Elizabeth Vargas

"I think there's nothing better in the world than a spirited discussion about the Bible and Jesus and God and the Catholic faith, or the Jewish faith, or the Muslim faith - any religion." - Elizabeth Vargas

"Increase your faith. Proclaim your faith. Let your faith show." - Russell M Nelson

"The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India... has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith." - Ignatius Loyola

"Though I have usually posed as a Catholic, I have not done my duty for 15 years, and have not the slightest tincture of faith left..." - James Connolly

"You see, some non-Catholic friends of mine have questioned the depth of my faith because of the fact that I have a good education." - Robert Vaughn

"Growing up in a New Jersey suburb, my Catholic faith was an important part of my young life, shaping the way I approached the world." - James Lecesne

"The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India... has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith." - Ignatius Of Loyola

"I try to understand faith and religion. I was raised by wonderful Catholic parents who were deeply faithful and taught us that God is a God of love." - Roxane Gay

"As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district." - Joe Baca

"No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a 'mortal sin' subject to damnation." - James Mcgreevey

"When the truth is that there would be no great Western music, and certainly no decent choral repertoire, without the Catholic faith." - Richard Morris

"Faith doesn't reduce uncertainty. Faith embraces uncertainty." - Mark Batterson

"Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"I'm a lapsed Quaker. I don't go to meetings any more. But I'm very drawn to Catholicism - all that glitter. I'd love to be a Catholic. I think it would be fantastic - faith, forgiveness, absolution, extreme unction - all these wonderful words. I don't think anyone who was ever born a Catholic hasn't died a Catholic, no matter how lapsed they are." - Kate Atkinson

"I will go peaceably and firmly to the Catholic Church: for if Faith is so important to our salvation, I will seek it where true Faith first began, seek it among those who received it from God Himself." - Elizabeth Ann Seton

"Fly to the Catholic Church! Adhere to the only faith which continues to exist from the beginning, that faith which was preached by Paul and is upheld by the Chair of Peter." - Hippolytus of Rome

"Even if you're not a Catholic, even if you're not a Christian, in fact even if you have no religious faith at all, what people could see in Pope John Paul was a man of true and profound spiritual faith." - Chris Matthews

"I would love to have the faith to believe that the world was created in seven days... but I have thoughts... and that can really fuck up the faith thing, just ask any Catholic priest." - Lewis Black

"I attribute all of my success to my Catholic faith. My faith has given me the ability to be a good father, a good husband and most importantly a good person." - Mark Wahlberg

"We all have views on what our Irishness means to us. Two members of the band were born in England and were raised in the Protestant faith. Bono's mother was Protestant and his father was Catholic. I was brought up Catholic. U2 are a living example of the kind of unity of faith and tradition that is possible in Northern Ireland." - Larry Mullen, Jr.

"Each of you knows that the foundation of our faith is charity. Without it, our religion would crumble. We will never be truly Catholic unless we conform our entire lives to the two commandments that are the essence of the Catholic faith: to love the Lord, our God, with all our strength, and to love our neighbor as ourselves." - Pier Giorgio Frassati

"In some states, it is illegal to turn down a same-sex couple when you're placing children for adoption. That's discrimination. But in the Catholic church, the sacrament of marriage is defined officially as the union of a man and a woman. So a Catholic adoption agency is torn between its faith doctrine and what it sees as a faith obligation to help orphans." - Tom Gjelten

"Both need each other: The agnostic cannot be content to not know, but must be in search of the great truth of faith; the Catholic cannot be content to have faith, but must be in search of God all the time, and in the dialogue with others, a Catholic can learn more about God in a deeper fashion." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Only faith is sufficient." - Robert Ley

"Faith is intellectual laziness." - Robert A Heinlein

"Once a Catholic always a Catholic." - Angus Wilson

"I am a Catholic." - Paulo Coelho

"I was raised Catholic." - Taylor Momsen

"I was raised Catholic." - Tom Shadyac

"Writing is a vocation and, as in any other calling, a writer should develop his talents for the greater glory of God. Novels should be neither homilies nor apologetics: the author's faith, and the grace he has received, will become apparent in his work even if it does not have Catholic characters or a Catholic theme." - Piers Paul Read

"Most of my library consists of books on the Catholic faith: conversion stories, books on saints and Early Church Fathers, Apparitions of Mary, prayer books, Scriptural resource books on Apologetics, Typology, concordances, bible dictionaries, bible encyclopedias and at least 40 bibles - both Catholic and Protestant editions in several different translations." - Gail Buckley

"What church I go to on Sunday, what dogma of the Catholic Church I believe in, is my business; and whatever faith any other American has is his business." - John F Kennedy

"I can't take my Catholic belief, my article of faith, and legislate it on a Protestant or a Jew or an Atheist. We have separation of church and state in the United States of America." - John F Kerry

"Coffee is not as necessary to ministers of the reformed faith as to Catholic priests. The latter are not allowed to marry, and coffee is said to induce chastity." - Elisabeth Charlotte d'Orleans

"It's at the core of the Catholic faith, and to imagine how we are going to succeed in our country unless we have committed family life, a child-centered family system, is hard to imagine." - Jeb Bush

"We are compelled, our faith urging us, to believe and to hold-and we do firmly believe and simply confess-that there is one holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, outside of which there is neither salvation nor remission of sins." - Pope Boniface VIII

"She had once been a Catholic, but discovering that priests were infinitely more attentive when she was in the process of losing or regaining faith in Mother Church, she maintained an enchantingly wavering attitude." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"She had once been a Catholic, but discovering that priests were infinitely more attentive when she was in process of losing or regaining faith in Mother Church, she maintained an enchantingly wavering attitude." - Anonymous

"I think of the Kennedy family and I think of their faith... Along came John F. Kennedy and a part of his legacy is that... he didn't just break the Catholic barrier, he crushed it." - Doug Wead

"The Catholic Church - it's so difficult because I don't want say anything offensive but it makes me very angry that religious leaders from this faith have tried to respond negatively to sexual education and to the promotion of condom use" - Emma Thompson

"How does the phrase radical Islamic terrorism link all the believers of a faith to terrorism? If I said radical Christian terrorism, does that mean I as a Catholic are a terrorist?" - Sebastian Gorka

"I was born into a Catholic family. I grew up in West Belfast. Faith was very important to us eight children and my mother and father. It was grounded in the Christian tradition of social involvement." - Mairead Corrigan

"(On his Catholic faith): Certainly it has been the rock on which I have always been able to rely in good times and in bad, and it is the lodestone of my life." - Kamisese Mara

"The Catholic Church - it's so difficult because I don't want say anything offensive but it makes me very angry that religious leaders from this faith have tried to respond negatively to sexual education and to the promotion of condom use." - Emma Thompson

"With our goddess, the Pachamama, and it is not possible to continue having a monopoly of religious faith, only Catholic. We have therefore adopted the new constitution as a secular state where all religious beliefs will be respected." - Evo Morales

"I don't really go down one path. I wouldn't call myself a Buddhist, or a Catholic or a Christian or a Muslim, or Jewish. I couldn't put myself into any organized faith." - Dean Cain

"There is a very well-defined procedure that allows the Vatican to raise issues with a particular theologian about something that does not appear in conformity with the Catholic faith. It is not always easy to make this determination." - Godfried Danneels

"I do need to explore my faith, because it has got lost over the years and it has been kind of tainted through experience. But I also know it's enriched my life, my dad being a Catholic." - Johnny Vegas

"The death of Pope John Paul II led many of different faiths and of no faith to acknowledge their debt to the Roman Catholic Church for holding on to absolutes that the rest of us can measure ourselves against." - Suzanne Fields

"In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools." - Mark Foley

"The reality of the Eucharistic sacrifice has always been at the heart of Catholic faith; called into question in the 16th century, it was solemnly reaffirmed at the Council of Trent against the backdrop of our justification in Christ." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Martyrs - those killed because of their Catholic faith - can be beatified even if they don't perform a miracle. However, all beatified individuals must stage a certifiable miracle before being made a saint." - Charles Duhigg

"I would love to get in trouble with the Catholic Church. I'm not religious myself, but my issue is with the organization. It's an organization of men - it's not about faith." - Hozier

"I abjure with a sincere heart and unfeigned faith, I curse and detest the said errors and heresies, and generally all and every error and sect contrary to the Holy Catholic Church." - Galileo Galilei

"And your Highnesses, as Catholic Christians and Princes, devoted to the holy Christian faith and the propagation thereof - and enemies of the sect of Mohammet and of all idolatries and heresies, resolved to send me, Christopher Columbus, to the said" - Christopher Columbus

"The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false." - Thomas Aquinas

"It always helps to have a bit of prayer in your back pocket. At the end of the day, you have to have something, and for me, that is God, Jesus, my Catholic upbringing, my faith." - Pierce Brosnan

"Faith keeps the person who keeps the faith." - Mother Teresa

"If you desire faith, then you have faith enough." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Have faith in your faith-and doubt your doubts." - Robert H Schuller

"We live by faith. We love by faith." - Beth Moore

"We live by faith, and faith lives by exercise." - William Gurnall

"If faith were rational , it wouldn't be -by definition- faith." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"A faith of convenience is a hollow faith." - Father Mulcahy

"Who breaks his faith, no faith is held with him." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"It's not a faith in technology. It's faith in people." - Steve Jobs

"Faith which does not doubt is dead faith." - Miguel De Unamuno

"Baptism is faith in action." - Watchman Nee

"Faith isn't blind, it's visionary" - Marianne Williamson

"Faith. Trust. and Pixie Dust." - Walt Disney

"Faith changes hope into reality." - Kenneth E. Hagin

"Faith and optimism are contagious." - Thom S. Rainer

"Evolution is faith, a religion." - Louis T. Moore

"It's a blindness thing, faith." - Niall Williams

"Faith is necessary to victory." - William Hazlitt

"Faith is not complacent; faith is action. You don't have faith and wait. When you have faith, you move." - Betty Eadie

"God will honor our faith." - Dwight L Moody

"If faith fails, prayer perishes." - Saint Augustine

"Faith must be worked at." - James Cook

"Faith without works is dead." - Bible

"Faith only grows through suffering." - Mark Driscoll

"My faith is a wounded faith, but it's not without faith. My life is not without faith." - Elie Wiesel

"All action is vicarious faith." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Faith never makes a confession." - Henry David Thoreau

"Faith, if it be a living faith, will be a working faith." - John Owen

"Some of us have young faith, some broken faith, and some mature faith." - John Townsend

"Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Fearr imprisons, faith liberates; fear paralyzes, faith empowers; fear disheartens, faith encourages; fear sickens, faith heals; fear makes useless, faith also makes serviceable az quotes." - Harry Emerson Fosdick

"I'm a Roman Catholic! A devout Roman Catholic." - J R R Tolkien

"I come from a Catholic religion, but I'm not Catholic." - Monica Bellucci

"I was raised in an Italian catholic family in Baltimore, Maryland. Our faith is very important to us, our patriotism, love of faith, love of family, love of country. I took pride in our Italian American heritage and to be the first woman speaker of the House and the first Italian American speaker of the House, it's quite thrilling for me." - Nancy Pelosi

"The Jew is not satisfied with de-Christianizing, he Judiazizes, he destroys the Catholic or Protestant faith, he provokes indifference but he imposes his idea of the world of morals and of life upon those whose faith he ruins. He works at his age old task, the annilation of the religion of Christ." - Bernard Lazare

"I live near Amish communities in northern Indiana and I have the greatest respect for such faithful people. They attempt to live their faith more fully by separating themselves, as far as possible, from the wider culture and its influences. That has never been the teaching of the Catholic faith." - John I. Jenkins

"To the extent that the parents who send their children to these [Catholic] schools are parents like my own, who actually have faith in the church. Faith that it will provide their children with safety, a decent education and values about life and others. This is an institution that stands for all good in the world." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Homosexual music for catholic girls." - Jaani Peuhu

"I'm a good Catholic boy." - Zakk Wylde

"I believe that this Republic will endure for many centuries. If so there will doubtless be among its Presidents Protestants and Catholics, and very probably at some time, Jews. I have consistently tried while President to act in relation to my fellow Americans of Catholic faith as I hope that any future President who happens to be Catholic will act towards his fellow Americans of Protestant faith. Had I followed any other course I should have felt that I was unfit to represent the American people." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Is there an aesthetic "fit" in my work between God and the world? The "I' in my poems has from the beginning identified himself as Catholic, and my books certainly can be read as presenting a Catholic theology "in a very particular sense." Catholicism is a faith morally identified with the human struggle for human dignity and justice. It is a vision of the world incarnationally rooted in the senses, a faith of and in spoken and written words - Scripture, "the Word of God," the Logos." - Lawrence Joseph

"Faith is in the soul. Belief is thought. Faith is so rich. Faith gives me my spiritual self." - Ram Dass

"We must substitute fear for faith, for fear is only inverted faith; it is faith in evil instead of good." - Florence Scovel Shinn

"The foundation of justice is good faith." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Understanding is the reward of faith." - Saint Augustine

"Faith is unflinching trust in something divine." - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

"Faith makes blessed. Consequently it lies." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Prayer is the chief exercise of faith." - John Calvin

"Faith is stronger than so-called reason." - Hermann Hesse

"When faith lays hold, impossibilities must yield." - Smith Wigglesworth

"The poem is a confession of faith." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We walk by faith, not by sight." - Paul the Apostle

"Faith is fudamentally a kind of folly ..." - Catherine Doherty

"Faith in friendship is the noblest part." - Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery

"Faith is your reaction to God's ability." - Zig Ziglar

"Faith is a function of the heart...." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Faith becomes the foundation I'm built on." - T D Jakes

"Riches without faith are the greatest poverty." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"Faith is the willingness to look foolish." - Mark Batterson

"Doubt is but another element of faith." - Saint Augustine

"You call for faith: I show you doubt, to prove that faith exists. The more of doubt, the stronger faith, I say, If faith o'ercomes doubt." - Robert Browning

"Faith Alone is what really matters." - Nichiren

"Prayer is the voice of faith." - William Van Horne

"Faith is the refusal to panic." - David Martyn Lloyd-Jones

"Christian life consists of faith and charity." - Martin Luther

"Faith is the force of life." - Leo Tolstoy

"Faith is the soul riding at anchor." - Josh Billings

"Faith is the refusal to panic." - David Lloyd-Jones

"Faith is the antidote for fear." - Russell M Nelson

"Live by faith and not by fear." - Quentin L. Cook

"To sleep is an act of faith." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"Faith is the function of the heart." - Mahatma Gandhi

"He though does not always have faith." - Paulo Coelho

"True faith is ever connected with hope." - John Calvin



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