Monday, January 20, 2020
“Remember, Monsieur that roses are not gathered except in the midst of thorns and that heroic acts of virtue are accomplished only in weakness”
 —--ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Vincent de Paul Correspondence, Conferences, Documents. Vol. II. Letter 424. Page 21-22)
Sunday, January 19, 2020
“God is pleased to communicate himself to the simple and humble and to use the smallest and lowliest to make them great and exalted.”
 —--ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, VOL. 2; LETTER 773, PAGE 602)
Saturday, January 18, 2020
“Do as much good for the poor as you can, and I would ask this especially with regard to the spiritual service you owe them.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. 11. http://via.library.depaul.edu/ldm/11)
Friday, January 17, 2020
“Live Jesus! Live Mary! O Savior of the World Jesus Christ, I choose You today as the only model for my life and offer you the firm and irrevocable intention to live in accordance with the promises I made.”
 —-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS, Volume 13a; Letter 35; Page 141, Regulations for the Members of the Tuesday Conferences)
Thursday, January 16, 2020
“I thank God for having given the Company subjects who belong more to Him than to themselves and who serve the neighbor at the risk of their lives!”
 —--ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS. VOL. 4. LETTER 1565. PAGE 493)
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
“Charity is the cement which binds Communities to God and persons to one another.”
 —--ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (VINCENT DE PAUL CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES, DOCUMENTS. VOL. 2. LETTER 651. PAGE 413)
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
“The goodness of your heart is too great for its effects to be bad.”
 —--ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 7.329, p. 170)
Monday, January 13, 2020
“May His dear sheltering wing be over you through all of the storms.”
 —--ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 7.329, p. 170)
Sunday, January 12, 2020
“Always be quite simple and sincere and ask God to grant me those two virtues.”
 —--ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Vincent de Paul Correspondence, Conferences, Documents. Vol. I. Letter 187. Page 263)
Saturday, January 11, 2020
“Most Holy Virgin, I believe and confess your holy and Immaculate Conception, pure and without stain…”
 —--PRAYER TO THE MOST HOLY VIRGIN
Friday, January 10, 2020
“Remember Mother's first and last lesson for you: seek God in all things. In all your actions, submit your motives to this unerring test.”
 —--ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON (C.W., vol. II, L 7.329, p. 170)
Thursday, January 9, 2020
“So long as these holy practices exist among you, you can be certain that God is with you.”
 —--ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC (SPIRITUAL WRITINGS, LETTER 619; PAGE 639)
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
“If you no longer have any income, you will not be neglected—you will not starve to death. We panic at first, but God does not always allow the evil that is feared to happen.”
 —--ST. VINCENT DE PAUL (Vincent de Paul Correspondence, Conferences, Documents; Vol. 4; Letter 1426; Page 279)
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
“We must seek God alone and must go to Him by way of His Son, whose example teaches us interior and exterior mortification.”
 —-ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC ("Full text" [1991]. Spiritual Writings. 11.)