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Topic: perseverance

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“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”

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“On the Feast of All Saints, raise up your heart to God and ask [God] to obtain for you a place among the blessed in heaven. How happy we shall be there!”

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“Our dear Lord has preserved us, and at this moment, eleven o'clock in the morning, everything leads us to hope that the worst is over.”

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“It embarrasses them a little to have women resist them and speak to them about the law.”

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“In the midst of all our storms, however, we have the consolation of seeing the religious spirit become solid ... and that is not a little thing.”

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“I would not change my cross for any consolation that Our Lord might give me instead...”

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“Do not press matters; be patient, be trustful.”

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“The tribulations which have afflicted our Community have produced very precious fruits.”

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“How many times have I said the same prayer!”

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“As for myself, I am full of confidence; the good God will still come to our assistance, for "there is no imperfection in [God's] works."”

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“Let us take courage, my very dear Sisters; the Cross, it is true, awaits us at every turn, but it is the way to heaven.”

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“... beseech [God] for the light, the grace, the strength we need to do in all things [God's] will.”

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October 17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
“...you know God is always disposed to hear the prayers of the poor and afflicted.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin