Saturday, July 20, 2019
“If you must leave prayer to attend the sick, leave it, and as you leave God in prayer, you will find God with the sick.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (CONFERENCE of 4 August 1658 to the Daughters of Charity, 1118)
Friday, July 19, 2019
“If you are to do his work, the strength will be given you; if not, my precious child, some one else will do it, and you may come back to your corner.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. II, L 7.313, P. 701)
Thursday, July 18, 2019
“I neither look behind nor before only up, there is my rest, and I want nothing.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. I, L 2.1, P. 244)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
“I have no doubt, my dear Sister, that your desire to please God and to work out your salvation will cause you to be vigilant with regard to yourself, so that you may know if you are doing what God desires of you and see if you are committing any faults.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.508 1657. S.W. pp. 536)
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
“I believe that God, in His divine love, desires you to love Him uniquely, entirely and unselfishly and to have no other concern or even satisfaction except those which pertain to Him and to your neighbor.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.448 1651. S.W. pp. 480)
Monday, July 15, 2019
“I beg God in His goodness to continue to guide and to shed His light upon His work, to eliminate any obstacles remaining in it, and to manifest His will concerning the thoughts of those who wish to be associated with it.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.333 1651. S.W. pp. 382)
Sunday, July 14, 2019
“I am the happiest creature in the thought that not the least thing can happen but by his will or permission, and all for the best.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. II, L 7.6, P. 373)
Saturday, July 13, 2019
“I adore You, O my God, and recognize that You are the author of my existence. Because of the love I owe You, I abandon myself entirely to Your holy will in my life.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (A.1 S.W. pp. 689)
Friday, July 12, 2019
“Good works are often spoiled by moving too quickly.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (COSTE, COR. VOL. 4 L. 1297, P.128)
Thursday, July 11, 2019
“Faith lifts the staggering soul on one side, hope supports it on the other, experience says it must be-and love says, let it be…”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. II, L 6.22, P. 103-104)
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
“Encourage one another, and may your mutual good example speak louder than any words could…above all, practice holy cordiality and mutual respect toward one another.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.402 1654. S.W. pp. 450)
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
“Do not believe that things will always be as they now are.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.546. October 15, 1657. S.W. pp. 576)
Monday, July 8, 2019
“Do not be upset if things are not as you would want them to be for a long time to come. Do the little you can very peacefully and calmly so as to allow room for the guidance of God in your lives. Do not worry about the rest.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L.519 1658. S.W. pp. 614-615)
Sunday, July 7, 2019
“Dearest friend you see then in so dear a picture the certainty that religion is the only real support in the uncertainties of the present life.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., VOL. II, L 6.193, P. 311)