One World Week October 23rd/30th “God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.” (St Teresa of Calcutta)

(This week is Prisoners' Week) "There is nothing more important in life than compassion for another human being" (Tolstoy)

We can “fully discover our true selves only in sincere self-giving.” (Vatican II)

‘We write in the sand of the benefits we receive, but the injuries we write on marble.’ (St Thomas More)

‘This is the sum of pity; do nothing to others what would cause you pain if done to you.’ (Hindu teaching)

I give thanks to my Creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn things we could not know by any other means.

‘At an early age I learned that the Gospel has to be lived’ (Catherine de Hueck Doherty)

At the very depth of ourselves, we are on the threshold to the reality of God

Of what good is the word of Christ without an example’ (Dostoyevsky)

‘There can be no happiness for us as long as the things we do are different from the things we believe in.’ (Anon)