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Topic: grace

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“... the good God, while sending us crosses, has blessed us in a truly extraordinary manner.”

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“What a year it has been for poor nature, and above all, what a year of grace.”

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“We must correspond to the grace of God to the best of our power, not through fear of sin, but from sentiment of love.”

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“In short, when you have committed a fault, disavow it before God; ask [God's] pardon, promise to do better in the future. Make a good act of love, and after that, go your way as though nothing had happened.”

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“Give yourself generously to God with all that belongs to [God]. Oh, how many graces would be the fruit of this self-surrender!”

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“What strength the soul draws from prayer! In the midst of a storm, how sweet is the calm it finds in the heart of Jesus.”

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“It is never too late to begin to do well; the miracles of the Lord are still greater than our iniquities.”

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“Be gay and cheerful with your Sisters, even when you do not feel like it. The Divine Infant will be pleased at your efforts and will give you a great many graces. With fidelity to this grace you will pass a happy Christmas and commence a happy new year.”

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“Jesus Christ becomes our nourishment! And further marvel - the nourishment does not change into ourselves, but changes us into itself; and we become, in some manner, other Christs...”

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“When will you be firm and always yourself? But you are exactly like the weathercock on a steeple, ready to turn with every wind. In conclusion, I hope grace will triumph finally and that you will become its conquest.”

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Prayer

River of Grace

Let us gather up the tears of all times, all nations,
all peoples, all children to form a river of grace
to moisten, saturate, drench the hardness of hearts of stone
turning them into hearts of flesh, into the heart of the God of Providence.…

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A prayer for a nun in a wheelchair

By John Shea In the Convent of Perpetual Adoration on an eternal summer afternoon the three o’clock chimes called back the flight of the old nun. In her wheelchair before…

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Quote of the day

December 7
“... we have wandered so far away from the center of our souls where [Jesus] waits for us.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin