Thought for the day…

 

                                                          Week of Feb 17, to Feb 23, 2019

 

Sun. Feb. 17                                         6th Week of Ordinary time      

                        A saint is someone who is restless, never complacent, and never content with half measures.    

 

                                                                                                  Servant of God, Bishop William Giaquinta

 

                                                Suggestion: Whatever you do, do to the maximum for Christ.                                         

Mon. Feb. 18    The Beatitudes of Jesus are new and revolutionary.  They present a model of happiness.                      

                                                                                                                                         Pope Francis

 

 Suggestion: Take one beatitude each day and meditate on it.  

 

Tue. Feb. 19      Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.                             

                                                                                                                                     Matthew 5:3

                  Suggestion: Every morning recognize your need for God’s help with prayer

 

Wed. Feb. 20       A saint is a sinner, human, fragile, dependent on and in need of God.

 

                                                                                      Servant of God, Bishop William Giaquinta

                                  Suggestion:   Be thankful that the Lord loves us just as we are and helps us grow in holiness.

 

Thu. Feb. 21             .                                 Feast of Peter Damian

                       The best penance is to have patience with the sorrows God permits.  A very good penance is to dedicate oneself to fulfill the duties of every day with exactitude and to study and work with all our strength.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          St. Peter Damian

 

                                   Suggestion:  Ask the Holy Spirit to send the grace to accept our sorrows patiently.

 

 

Fri. Feb. 22                                      Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle

                      Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

 

                                                                                                                                    Acts 2:37-38

 

                                         Suggestion:  Peter’s advise to all Christians to live their baptismal promises.

 

Sat. Feb. 23                                 Feast of St. Poly carp

                       Hear me, declare with boldness, I am a Christian

St. Polycarp

                                                                                           

                                                         Suggestion: Live each day so that all can see the Christ in you.

 

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