Thought for the day…

 

                                                                                 Week of 23, to 29, 2018

 

Sun. Sep 23,                             Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

                          One of the ways the culture of love will show itself is for us to be and to manifest ourselves to others as children of peace.

       Servant of God, Bishop William Giaquinta

 

                                  Suggestion:   Try and be the promoter of peace in all arguments.

 

Mon. Sep 24,    Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your

 inner peace for anything whatsoever even if your world seems upset.                                

                                                                                                                      Saint Frances de Sales                                                                   

                                    Suggestion:   Pray for the grace to be peaceful in all your actions in all circumstances.

   

Tue.  Sep 25,     Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace.                                                            

                                                                                                                                                Romans 14:19   

                               Suggestion: As the hymn says Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me.

 

Wed. Sep 26,                                Feast of Sts. Cosmas & Damian

                          Sts. Cosmas and Damian were twin Arab brothers who were also physicians that

      served the poor without payment. They were called Unmercenaries which meant serving without pay for they lived the scripture “Freely ye have received and freely ye

           shall give “from Matthew 10:8.”

                                                                                                           Comment on Sts Cosmas and Damian

                                             Suggestion:  Give anonymously to someone in need.                

  

Thu. Sep 27,                                          Feast of St. Vincent de Paul

                           As soon as we empty ourselves of self God will fill us with Himself.

                                                                                            Saint Vincent de Paul

 

                                            Suggestion:   Die to self and cheerfully do what someone is asking of you.

 

Fri. Sep 28,                Feast of Sts. Wenceslaus,   Lawrence Ruiz & Companions

 

                            I am a Catholic and wholeheartedly do accept death for God.  Had I a thousand

                                live  all these to Him I shall offer.  Do with me as you please.

                                                                                                                             St. Lawrence Ruiz

 

                                 Suggestion: Pray that you are given the grace to speak in defense of your faith

 

Sat. Sep 29,                        Feast of  Michael, Gabriel  &  Raphael,  Archangels

 

                         A Culture of Love asks us to avoid to the maximum quarrels and disputes.

                                                                                    Servant of God, Bishop William Giaquinta

 

                                              Suggestion: Send me the grace so I can love totally and not force my ideas on others.

 

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