9 Powerful quotes from St John Paul II on prayer

  1. “Prayer joined to sacrifice constitutes the most powerful force in human history.”
  2. “The Rosary is my favorite prayer. A marvelous prayer! Marvelous in its simplicity and its depth. In the prayer we repeat many times the words that the Virgin Mary heard from the Archangel, and from her kinswoman Elizabeth.”

 

  1. “The Rosary is a prayer both so humble and simple and a theologically rich in Biblical content. I beg you to pray it.”
  2. “The Rosary is my favorite prayer.”

 

  1. “Prayer finds its source in God’s holiness and it is at the same time our response to this holiness.”

 

  1. “I hurry to express to you and your fellow citizens my profound sorrow and my closeness in prayer for the nation at this dark and tragic moment.”
  2. “…Be holy men and women! Do not forget that the fruits of the apostolate depend on the depth of the spiritual life, on the intensity of prayer, of continual formation and sincere adhesion to the directives of the Church.”
  3. “We must reflect the light of Christ through lives of prayer and joyful service to others.”

 

  1. “What have I done with my baptism and confirmation? Is Christ really at the center of my life? Do I have time for prayer in my life? Do I live my life as a vocation and mission?”