Daily Reflection – November 1

“Insensibility prevents us from being touched at the sight of the corporal and spiritual wretchedness of our neighbor; it leaves us without charity, without zeal, unmoved at the offenses committed against God.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Give me,...

Daily Reflection – October 31

“Do you think this will discredit you? We would have to keep ourselves shut up in a box not to be exposed to some annoyance or other!” – St. Vincent de Paul – O Father, sometimes I am overly sensitive about the opinions of others. Never let...

Daily Reflection – October 30

“Though for a time we may have yielded to temptation, let us now take courage and conquer the enemy by doing violence to self.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Forgive me, Lord, for the times I have yielded to temptation and sinned. Knowing that you...

Daily Reflection – October 29

“In the name of God, let us have ever more and more confidence in Him; let Him guide our little barque; if it is useful and pleasing to Him, He will save it from shipwreck and no matter how the importance and variety of the works of others threatens to swamp it,...

Daily Reflection – October 28

“Sometimes a work fails, not because a similar institution has been set up beside it and outdone it, but it has brought about its own ruin by making use of means contrary to the spirit of Christ in order to maintain itself in the first place.” – St....

Daily Reflection – October 27

“You must look forward. At all events this life is worth possessing, if it were only because while we have it we are candidates for a better one.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Lord, help me to put away all the burdens of the past and the fears I...