Wednesday, November 13, 2019
“On our part, we should be satisfied with striving to omit nothing which can advance His work, and not blame others for the delay.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 5; Letter 1648; Page 7)
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
“If we truly love His holy will, nothing would afflict us since we know that He loves us and desires our good in all things.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. Paper 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Monday, November 11, 2019
“You will so often be at a stand for what is best in a situation so new, but only do your best as you always have done, and leave the rest for our dear God.”
 —-ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 7.314, p. 702)
Sunday, November 10, 2019
“Please continue to serve our dear masters with great gentleness, respect and cordiality, always seeing God in them”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. Paper 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Saturday, November 9, 2019
“Do not overburden yourself with rules of devotion, but persist in doing well those you have, your daily actions, your work; in a word, let everything revolve around doing well what you are doing.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 1; Letter 266; Page 375-6, To Saint Louise)
Friday, November 8, 2019
“Firstly my dear Sisters, we must develop the habit of accepting all our little contradictions as coming from the hand of God, who is our Father and who knows well what is good for us.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. Paper 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Thursday, November 7, 2019
“To this end, we should help and support one another and strive for peace and union among ourselves. This is the wine that cheers and strengthens travelers along the narrow path of Jesus Christ.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Cor. Vol. 5; Letter 1414; Page 265.)
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
“After that word 'seek' comes 'first,' that is, seek the kingdom of God before all else.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 12; Letter 198; Page 112, Seeking the Kingdom of God)
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
“Be assured my dear one, we may have the most perfect and entire confidence that everything will turn out for the best.”
 —-ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 6.186, p.301)
Monday, November 4, 2019
“Since the Son of God accomplished the work of salvation for the entire world through sorrow and pain, it is quite logical for us, if we wish to share His merits, to overcome ourselves and to accept suffering”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" (1991). Spiritual Writings. Paper 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Sunday, November 3, 2019
“A sure way for a Christian to grow rapidly in holiness is a conscientious effort to carry out God's Will in all circumstances and at all times.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 13a; Letter 117a; Page 433, Common Rules of the Congregation of the Mission)
Saturday, November 2, 2019
“Spirits lacking in steadfastness never lay solid foundations of virtue.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (Spiritual Writings, L. 618, April 30, 2659, p. 637)
Friday, November 1, 2019
“Being weak and worn out, nothing but love and good nursing keeps me going.”
 —-ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 6.64, p. 164)
Thursday, October 31, 2019
“We cannot better assure our eternal happiness than by living and dying in the service of the poor, in the arms of Providence, and with genuine renouncement of ourselves in order to follow Jesus Christ.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 3; Letter 1078; Page 384, To Jean Barreau)