Daily Reflection – March 9

“Have the courage to own up to one’s omissions and blunders.” (CCD 9:219) – St. Vincent de Paul – To admit to my failures takes a lot of humility and courage. Rather than yielding to despondency, let me see these occasions as times of...

Daily Reflection – March 8

“Charity opens the heart and triggers dialogue so much desired by the Church. It unveils to the poor man, the true image of God.” – Rev. Joseph Jamet, C.M. – Lord, keep me mindful that few problems will not respond to dialogue undertaken with...

Daily Reflection – March 7

“Always, the hand of God is outstretched for those who wish to clasp it.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, what would I ever do without your support? Take my hand and lead me because so often I don’t know where to go or what to...

Daily Reflection – March 6

“It is an obligation for us to inconvenience ourselves for the service of the poor.” (CCD 7:52) – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, teach me patience in the face of obstacles I sometimes meet as I perform my daily work. Help me to do this work even...

Daily Reflection – March 5

“Overcome your timidity and go out boldly into the slums and visit those unknown to you who have never come near your parish church.” – Bl. Frederic Ozanam – What is my attitude toward the homeless, the derelict, the abused or the AIDS...

Daily Reflection – March 4

“God wishes you to attend to your patients’ spiritual necessities as well as their physical needs.” (CCD X:538) – St. Vincent de Paul – Sickness is a very vulnerable time in anyone’s life. Heavenly Father, keep me aware that you are...