“Lord, you truly are the Savior of the world; give me living water, that I may never thirst again.” John 4:42.
“’This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.’” Matthew 17:1-9.
“Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards was hungry.” Matthew 4:1-11.
“Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. …Look at the birds in the sky; they do not sow or reap, they gather nothing into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not more important than they?” Matt 6:24-34.
“Immense is the wisdom of the Lord; he is mighty in power, and all-seeing.” Sirach 15:15.
“When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began teaching them, saying: ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matt 5: 1-12.
“In meeting Pope Francis, we have a common thread…. I admire his way, one’s actions are so much more important than their words. To be a leader today is to lead by example. That’s one of the things I admire most about him.”