Daily Reflection – August 22

“Now if there ever was a good work, it is that of nursing the sick, so much so indeed that it surpasses all others in value.” – St. Vincent de Paul Lord, whenever I am involved in any way with sick persons, whether at home or in the hospital, may I...

Daily Reflection – August 21

“God made the interests of the afflicted His own.” – St. Louise de Marillac In union with you, Lord, I will take the core value of “advocacy for the poor” seriously and make the interests of the poor a real priority.

Daily Reflection – August 20

“You must expect everything from His infinite goodness.” – St. Vincent de Paul Lord, you have told us to “ask and you shall receive.” I ask you now for all those graces of which I stand so much in need. You are my strength in weakness and...

Daily Reflection – August 19

“The poor cannot be judged by their outward appearance, not by their show of wit, for very often they do not look nor seem like intelligent beings, so rough, and homely are they.” – St. Vincent de Paul O God, teach me to look beyond external...

Daily Reflection – August 18

“Seek God in all things. In all your actions submit your motives to this unerring test: will this be approved by his all-seeing eye?” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Even when I think my motives are the purest, I can still find a lot of self gratification...

Daily Reflection – August 17

“God does not ask you to go beyond the means he has given you.” – St. Vincent de Paul O God, assist me today to use well the resources you give me for service to your poor ones.