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Topic: gratitude

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“I believe one learns to appreciate her Mother more and more when one is so far away from her.”

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“... you have had a share in the prayers which we do not fail a single day to offer up for our benefactors.”

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“O my dear daughters, how consoling is this mystery of the Eucharist! If we knew how to appreciate it, it would suffice to fortify and sustain us; is there anything sweeter than to have a friend to whom we may at any hour confide our difficulties and our pains?”

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“It is impossible to answer all the kind things you say to me except by a sentiment of profound gratitude. I can express it only to God, who understands the language of the heart.”

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“In truth, how much good there is to do here, and how great and sublime the mission confided to us!”

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“...the eye is lost in the ravishing spectacle [nature], so calculated to elevate the soul towards the author of all things.”

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Child’s prayer heading into school

The following is a prayer from a child’s perspective. Dear God, I’m a little sad tonight. I just looked at the calendar and it told me it is August. Do…

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Holy Ground

O God,I kiss this holy groundThis place of promises in processThis place of people seeking GodAnd of God seeking and saving a peopleA place of knowing one is hungryAnd of…

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Christmas Prayer

Infant Jesus, born among us as a helpless baby, … come into our hearts this day and teach us the meaning of simplicity and how dependent we are on others.…

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Father’s Day Prayer

Provident God,
Creator and Sustainer of all life,
thank You for my father whose life reflects/reflected
Your abiding love and care.

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Prayer for homecoming

Bless us, most loving provident God,may this coming home be a re-creation and experience of hospitality and hope. May all who enter this home, may all who walk through these…

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At a Time of Celebration

How often do we express our gratitude for the joys in our lives? Lord, We come to you so often in need. I just want to take this quiet moment…

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Quote of the day

July 25
“Under this coarse exterior...hide very precious virtues and rare talents.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin