“What a tremendous blessing! You have come into our life just in time to defend our faith. We are growing from your great work. God bless you all.”
~ Beth, Boston, Massachusetts
"If you should acknowledge and love Christ you would give up not only all the treasures of this life, but even the glory of your crown itself to win eternal life."
~ Pope Urban II, at the Council of Benevento (A.D. 1091); explaining the boundaries of Holy Orders as set forth in Holy Scripture and in the authentic writings of the Apostolic Fathers (from the article "Subdeacon")