Father Art Quotations+

If we are to become something useful and beautiful for God, we must first go through a certain amount of suffering. When you ask yourself, “Why do I have to suffer—why me?” then look at the cross. Look at Jesus, who loves each one of you unconditionally.”

—Father Art (Apr 14, 2024)

Jesus encourages us to always remain faithful to God, especially during difficult times in our lives… and that can be a difficult thing to do.

—Father Art (Feb 18, 2024)

Too often today it’s ‘no people’, just things, lots of them. ‘Time to go back to basics. ‘Time to go back to Jesus.

—Father Art (Feb 18, 2024)

(The Saints) are praying for us…to take up the responsibility and opportunity they had to make the Good News of Christ evident.

—Father Jon Werner (Feb 11, 2024)

Simply converse with Jesus from the heart; be honest with Him… Talk to him like you talk to the best friend you have, and then listen when he talks back to you.

—Father Art (Feb 4, 2024)

Today’s Gospel is an invitation to look at our own lives, to slow down, to ask for healing…and our good Lord will remind us what’s really important in life.

—Father Art (Jan 28, 2024)

We who are gathered here today are called to keep this Tradition going, to point others to Christ so that Christ may heal, inspire and save them as well.

—Father Art (Jan 14, 2024)

God so deeply loves us that, even when things don’t turn out the way we wanted, there are hidden treasures of grace we never suspected.

—Father Art (Nov 19, 2023)

This (The Mass) is where we drop to our knees and come home to God, the One who loves us unconditionally.

—Father Art (Oct 22, 2023)

We have been called to live our lives every day showing ourselves and showing God that we can produce good fruit.

—Father Art (Oct 7, 2023)

To be able to receive God’s forgivenessto fully be forgiven by our Lord, who says, ‘I am kind, I am merciful, I am slow to anger and rich in compassion’…first of all, you have to forgive yourself. Many people cannot forgive themselves for something that happened in the past or something they have done, but you must!

—Father Art (Sep 17, 2023)

When we come to Mass, our souls are spiritually fed… (by) the Body of Christ—the Holy Eucharist, Jesus—who comes and enters our hearts.

—Father Art (Sep 10, 2023)

With a peaceful spirit we say, ‘whatever you want, Lord, because you know best.’

—Father Art (Aug 20, 2023)

Whatever fears we may have, Jesus is there saying, ‘Do not be afraid…I love you!’

—Father Art (Aug 13, 2023)

Hear God who tells us, ‘This is My Beloved Son in Whom I am well pleased!’ Love Him and love each other.

—Father Art (Aug 6, 2023)

My greatest treasure is my faith in Jesus Christ!

—Father Art (Jul 30, 2023)