Quotes from St. Philip Neri | Catholic News Live

Quote of the Day – July 14 “Never say “What great things saints do!” but “What great things God does in His saints!

St.Philip Neri (Apostle of Rome). Patron Saint of Rome and the U.S. Special Forces. His feast day is May 26th

Giovan Francesco Barbieri called "Guercino", Saint Philip Neri, On display at the National Museum of San Marino. Picture by Stefano Bolognini,

St. Philip Neri Novena

Saint Philip Neri, also known as the Apostle of Rome, was an Italian priest in the century. He is noted for founding a society of priests called the Congregation of the Oratory.

St.Philip Neri  Born in 1515 in Florence, he showed the impulsiveness and spontaneity of his character from the time he was a boy. In fact one incident almost cost him his life. Seeing a donkey loaded with fruit for market, the little boy had barely formed the thought of jumping on the donkey's back before he had done it. The donkey, surprised, lost his footing, and donkey, fruit, and boy tumbled into the cellar with the boy winding up on the bottom! Miraculously he was unhurt.

May - Memorial of Saint Philip Neri, Priest "We can never arrive in the contemplative life if we do not first exercise ourselves laboriously in the active life.

"A joyful heart is more easily made perfect than a downcast one." ~St. Philip Neri

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo ~ De Madonna verschijnt aan de heilige Philippo Neri ~ 1740 ~ Olieverf op doek ~ 360 x 182 cm.

when [St. Philip Neri's] body was dissected it was found that two of his ribs had been broken, an event attributed to the expansion of his heart while fervently praying

Philip Neri's] body was dissected it was found that two of his ribs had been broken, an event attributed to the expansion of his heart while fervently praying

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