Tuesday, October 24, 2017
“Give me a man of prayer and he will be capable of everything.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 11; Letter 67; Page 76, Meditation)
Monday, October 23, 2017
“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)
Sunday, October 22, 2017
“Go then courageously, advancing moment by moment on the path on which God has placed you in order to reach Him.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 341. February 17, 1652. S.W. p. 391)
Saturday, October 21, 2017
“A fault may serve for our advancement when it serves to humble us.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Coste, DC Conf, May 30, 1658, p. 1059)
Friday, October 20, 2017
“If love of God is a fire, zeal its flame; if love is a sun, zeal is its ray.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Coste, CM Conf, Aug. 22, 1659, p. 682)
Thursday, October 19, 2017
“If you are happy at the foot of the Cross where you are at present and which is the best place in this world you could be. So be happy there, and fear nothing.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Coste, vol. I, L 103, p. 155)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
“Is it not true that our greatest happiness lies in our being loved by God?”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Coste, Cor. Vol. 3, L. 1202, p. 616)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
“But I find invariably that when I leave all absolutely to Him, he either bestows what is desired, or grants so much consolation that all is peace.”
 —ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 6.120, p. 230)
Monday, October 16, 2017
“Work at ridding yourself of the esteem you have had up to now for the glitter and sparkle of virtue and the vain applause of the world, which Our Lord so assiduously avoided and so often recommends us to shun, and that you labor in earnest to acquire true and solid virtues.”
 —ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Coste, Vol. I, L. 339, p. 487)
Sunday, October 15, 2017
“I beg Him to grant you the grace of strength to persevere in His holy love, in such a way that all your thoughts, words, and actions may be pleasing to Our Lord.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 365b S.W. p. 418)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
“I beg Him to grant you the grace of strength to persevere in His holy love, in such a way that all your thoughts, words, and actions may be pleasing to Our Lord.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 365b S.W. p. 418)
Friday, October 13, 2017
“I beg Him to grant you the grace of strength to persevere in His holy love, in such a way that all your thoughts, words, and actions may be pleasing to Our Lord.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 365b S.W. p. 418)
Thursday, October 12, 2017
“I desire all of them to be filled with a great love which will immerse them so sweetly in God and so charitably in the service of the poor that their hearts will no longer have place for so many thoughts which endanger their perseverance.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. 441 p. 75)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
“Changes can and must occur. If they are not accepted, we shall never enjoy the peace of soul that is essential.”
 —ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (L. A66. S.W. p. 813)