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Topic: thankful

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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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“Our first prayer was made for you, our dear and generous friends.”

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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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“...do not point out only the mistakes, ... speak more of what is good...”

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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 ground This place of promises in process This place of people seeking God And of God seeking and saving a people A place 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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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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Grace for a Thanksgiving Meal

Loving God, We thank you for all you have given us, family and friends, elders and children, loved ones to share the good times and the hard times, and the…

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Quote of the day

November 29
“I am happy to know that you are united. O, may this union last a long time!”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin