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"The sign of Christ's love possessing a heart: Liberty of mind, constant awareness of others' needs and the demands of the apostolate." - Mother Suzanne Guillemin, D.C. - Father, today, I will try to listen to the needs of those around me.

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"God always blesses humble beginnings more than those that make a big stir!" (CCD 2:315) - St. Vincent de Paul - Lord, I know that without your help, I can do nothing good or worthwhile. Forgive me for the times I have wanted recognition for what I have done.

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- Speaking about a possible organization for the service of the poor - “Our membership in such a union will bear silent and humble witness to the faith that is in us - a faith that has always inspired its more devoted adherents to work for the good of those the world...

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"You represent the goodness of God to the sick." - St. Vincent de Paul - Lord, I want to show your goodness to others but sometimes my shortcomings seem to prevail. Help me to become the person you want me to be so others can see your image in me.

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"It was said of St. Catherine Labouré that some sort of electric current [existed] between Catherine and humble people, between her and children. Those who were puzzled or embarrassed went to her as if she were a beloved granny, a staunch member of the household - but...

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"I beg Our Lord that in all things He may be your all!" (CCD 4:304) - St. Vincent de Paul - Today, I will spend some quality time with you, Lord, thanking you for all the gifts and blessings you have given me.

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"We should be faithful in little things, keep ourselves in the presence of God, and have a great desire to please him." (SW 513) - St. Louise de Marillac - Lord, fidelity is the special gift I ask for today. May my words and actions always show me to be your faithful...

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"One can never have too great a supply of patience and mild persuasion." - St. Vincent de Paul - Lord, when I have failed to succeed in persuading anyone to another course of action, it was probably because of my impatient and aggressive manner. Create in me a gentle...

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"New works, however holy, do not develop unless they have a promoter who follows them closely." - St. Vincent de Paul - O God, remove from me all fear of new beginnings. Give me the courage I need to undertake and see to completion good works done in your name.

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"Human passions and weaknesses are never extinct, but they cannot triumph in a heart possessed by peace. She is lovely; make acquaintance with her. She will not be angry that you neglected her so long." (CW 2:86) - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - When I feel discouraged...

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