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Topic: repentance

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“...be assured that in leaving the past to the mercy of God and the future to [God's] Providence you will derive from your offering very great peace and very great consolation.”

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“You may yet be a great saint even though you have been a sinner.”

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“As soon as we have sinned, let us humble ourselves, ask pardon of God, and go on our way as before...”

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“When a fault is committed in your house, examine seriously before God whether you yourself are not the cause.”

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“As long as we live we shall commit faults. This is part of our daily experience; but what we are bound to do is repair them as well as we can.”

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“It is not enough to acknowledge our faults; we must correct them.”

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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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“As soon as you commit a fault, be sorry, rise again and go on with confidence and love.”

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“Repent of your sins and failings; take resolutions to do better and, after that, be quiet. The more we stir up a dunghill, the more it exhales bad odors.”

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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