Daily Reflection – August 25

“We should not indeed be doing enough for God and our neighbor if we supplied the sick merely with nourishment and medicine, and if we did not assist them with the spiritual services we owe them.” – St. Vincent de Paul – Lord, let me find ways...

Daily Reflection – August 24

“It is not the most learned who bear the most fruit, but those who are replenished with the most grace from God. Now who receives more grace than those who are united to his goodness as you are doing, bearing lovingly the duty which he has entrusted to...

Daily Reflection – August 23

“Give some time every day, if it is only half an hour, to devotional reading, which is as necessary to the well-ordering of the mind as the hand of the gardener is to prevent the weeds from destroying your favorite plants.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton...

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,...

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...

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...