Daily Reflection – December 10

“I have always shunned performing good deeds in one place to gain credit in another.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Heavenly Lord, preserve me from that way of the world which is always seeking its own gain for actions performed for...

Daily Reflection – December 9

“Remember, roses cannot be gathered except amid thorns.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, it has been said that we appreciate most those things for which we work the hardest. May no fear of obstacles deter me from doing your will...

Daily Reflection – December 8

“We should overcome our sensitiveness, paying little attention as to whether we are addressed or not, or to the degree of affability with which we are treated, but let us try to gain all hearts by cordiality and support.” – St. Louise de Marillac...

Daily Reflection – December 7

“Charity is not charity if unaccompanied by justice or if it suffers us to do more than we can reasonably perform.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Make me, O Lord, not only more sensitive to the silent cries of my poor and downtrodden brothers and...

Daily Reflection – December 6

“Indiscreet zeal is not good– people often spoil good works by rushing ahead and by acting according to their own inclinations which, contrary to common sense, make them think that the good they see to be done is feasible and timely, although this is not...

Daily Reflection – December 5

“I must jog along the allotted path through all its windings and weariness until it brings me home where all tears shall be wiped away, and sorrow and sighing be heard no more. In the meanwhile, Courage!” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – My way to...