A Catholic may sin and sin as badly as anyone else; but no genuine Catholic ever denies he is a sinner. A Catholic wants his sins forgiven, not excused or sublimated.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (via confessionsofsomeoneanonymous
People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum, and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy. It was sanity: and to be sane is more dramatic than to be mad.
G. K. Chesterton (via clockocean
(Source: jahfuhrer, via semper-spes-est)