Notable quotes from Pope Benedict XVI

Here is a collection of notable quotes from Pope Benedict XVI from homilies, documents, messages and speeches from 2005 to 2013, the years he served as pope.

Effie Caldarola: Where do we find joy?

“The key question is, Where do we find the peace and joy that surmounts … nagging anxieties? How do we make Jesus our center?”

Advent Week 3: The joy of Advent and pregnancy

“Imagine the countless moments the Virgin Mary experienced during the months between the Annunciation and the Nativity — that special, private time that she and Jesus shared while he was growing in utero.”

The life-changing power of joy

When you’re in your 20s and 30s, you often feel invincible — like there’s so much time to make mistakes because you’ll fix them tomorrow.