Daily Reflection – April 25

“Why should your soul not be filled with confidence since, by the mercy of Our Lord, you are his beloved daughter/son?” – St. Vincent de Paul – Sometimes I fail to pray with the confidence of one who is beloved of God. Help me to claim my...

Daily Reflection – April 24

“Do not expect great things from anyone who does not know how to entertain himself with God.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, you know my heart even when I fail to listen to you. Perhaps my lack of progress is because I am not as faithful to...

Daily Reflection – April 23

“I do not think it expedient for you to relieve yourself by imparting your little annoyances to this one or that. A good stomach digests everything, while a delicate one ejects what it cannot endure. Oh, how good it is to keep our affairs between God and...

Daily Reflection – April 22

“There is no state in the world that has not its bitterness and crosses, and which therefore does not make us desire to embrace some other condition.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Without the cross, there could be no resurrection. Lord, when I...

Daily Reflection – April 21

“A fault may serve for our advancement when it serves to humble us.” – St. Louise de Marillac – Lord, make me aware of the prejudice, jealousy and other faults to which I so often yield. I am humbled by your love for me in spite of these...

Daily Reflection – April 20

“Sickness is not an evil which we should fear, but a most efficacious means of sanctifying our souls. To murmur when God sends it is to complain of his having done us good.” – St. Vincent de Paul – When I am ill, I will do my best not to...