Whether it be Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or Threads, social media bios give an ever-so-brief synopsis of who you are and how you want the cyber world to perceive you.

In no more than a couple dozen characters, how are we as Catholics using this opportunity to present ourselves to the world? Are we hiding our faith or sharing it? Are we spreading hate or spreading Christ’s love and His Church?

Here are 25 Catholic quotes that share the faith briefly, cleverly, and (most importantly) lovingly.

Saint Quotes

1. “Be amazed at the heights to which you are called!” - Pope St. John Paul II

2. "Our hearts are restless until they rest in You.” - Saint Augustine

3. “The world is thy ship and not thy home” - Saint Therese of Lisieux

4. “Do small things with great love.” - Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta

5. “Verso l’alto” (To the heights!) - Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

6. “It is Jesus you seek when you dream of happiness.” - Pope Saint John Paul II

7. “Pray, hope, and don’t worry.” - Saint Padre Pio

8. “In God’s will, there is great peace.” - Saint Josephine Bakhita

Quotes in Latin

9. “Ad majorem dei gloriam” (For the greater glory of God)

10. “Vita, dulcedo, et spes nostra” (Our life, our sweetness, and our hope)

11. “Veni Sancte Spiritus” (Come, Holy Spirit)

12. “Totus Tuus” (Totally Yours)

13. “Pax Vobiscum” (Peace be with you)

14. “Crux ave, spes unica” (Hail to the cross, our only hope)

Quotes from the Bible

15. “What came to be through him was life, and this life was the light of the human race.” - John 1:4

16. “His word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot” - Jer. 20:9

17. "My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord!" - Luke 1:42

18. “He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I shall not be shaken.” Ps. 62:6

19. “Rejoice in hope, be patient in trials, be constant in prayer.” - Rom. 12:12

And a few more just because…

20. “Pursuer of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty.”

21. “JMJ” (Jesus, Mary, Joseph)

22. “The Lord be with you.”

23. “Hosanna in the highest!”

24. “Glory be to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.”

25. “Fiat!”

Blessed Carlo Acutis, patron of the internet, pray for us!

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