Daily Reflection – September 15

“The power to sin greatly increases our merit, if we abstain from offending God.” – St. Louise de Marillac – Lord, you know everything about me— my thoughts, desires, and faults. Have mercy on me, forgive my sins and give me the courage to keep...

Daily Reflection – September 14

“Charity is the cement that unites communities to God and individuals to each other, so that he who contributes to the union of hearts in a community binds it indissolubly to God.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, give me a heart so filled with...

Daily Reflection – September 13

“We must never be surprised when those upon whom we relied fail us; it is then that God steps in to do his work.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, when those in whom I trust fail me and all seems lost, teach me to forgive from my heart. Be my...

Daily Reflection – September 12

“Religion does not limit the powers of the affections, for our Blessed Savior sanctifies and approves in us all the endearing ties and connections of our existence. Religion alone can bind the cord over which neither circumstances, time, nor death have any...

Daily Reflection – September 11

“Is it to be expected that all the world approve our every proceeding and we never have occasion to find fault with the deportment of others? In that case, God would have to change human nature.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Heavenly Father, help me...

Daily Reflection – September 10

“For very just reasons, God sometimes conceals from his servants the fruits of their labors, even though he blesses them with very great results.” – St. Vincent de Paul When what I am doing doesn’t seem to have much meaning or the outcome seems...