Daily Reflection – September 3

“Every step we take all day long is a step of nature or a step of grace.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Lord, I rejoice in my freedom to choose and in the knowledge that my life is formed by my choices. Help me to choose whatever is your will for...

Daily Reflection – September 2

September 2 “Men are so constituted that even the holiest are disposed to contradict each other.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Keep far away from me, O Lord, the desire to argue and contradict others. When I do fail, give me the grace to be the...

Daily Reflection – September 1

“We belong to God by his grace. What else do we wish, then, but to please him? If we are contradicted, this is not surprising; what merit is there in not being crossed? And who is there that can escape it? For every little contradiction, should one stop doing...

Daily Reflection – August 31

“The thought that Our Lord himself had much to suffer from his disciples will greatly encourage you, for the more our sorrows resemble his, the more pleasing we are to him. If this were not my consolation, what would become of me?” – St. Vincent de...

Daily Reflection – August 30

“That peace which is the portion of the chosen servants of God is seldom unmixed with interior struggles.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Even in the midst of the most painful experiences of my life, knowing you love me and are within me, Lord,...

Daily Reflection – August 29

“We are living at a time when one must not incur useless expense. Public distress surrounds us on all sides. It is feared that it may overtake us; and, even should we be spared, compassion should urge us to do all we can for those who suffer.” – St....