Daily Reflection – October 5

“Nature demands that trees be deeply rooted before they can bear fruit and this is a gradual process.” (CCD 5:219) – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, help me to realize that my spiritual growth is the work of a lifetime; I must be deeply rooted in...

Daily Reflection – October 4

“All ships are exposed to storms but are not thereby doomed to perish. May Our Lord be your Strength, your Protector, your Sanctifier.” (CCD 6:473) – St. Vincent de Paul – Dear Father, be my ever present hope in the storm of...

Daily Reflection – October 3

“Do we serve God in hope, looking to His promises, confiding in His love, seeking His kingdom, and leaving the rest to Him? Rejoice in hope, for Hope shall never be confounded.” (CW 3a:332) – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – To live with Hope, means...

Daily Reflection – October 2

“As I myself am a great sinner, I cannot reject those who have sinned if they have good will.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, you have told me that I must forgive my brothers and sisters, as you have forgiven me. Forgive the stubbornness and...

Daily Reflection – October 1

“God bestows a special blessing on the counsel we take in matters pertaining to his service.” – St. Vincent de Paul – When I need help, Lord, don’t let my pride stand in the way of freely seeking the counsel I need.

Daily Reflection – September 30

“Instead of measuring your difficulties with your strength you must measure them with the powerful help you have a right to expect from God.” (CW 3b:83) – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Often I fail to realize that I am never alone to cope with my...