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Feast of St. Wenceslaus, Martyr (907 – 935)

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“Brother, what are you tryingenemies 3 to do!”

~St. Wenceslaus to Boleslaus, his brother who conspired to Assassinate him.

For Reflection:

Even at the moment his brother tried to murder him, Wenceslaus responded with loving concern for him and his salvation. Is there a loved one from whom I am estranged or with whom there has been a rift? How is God asking me to be a peacemaker and “healer of the breach?” St. Wenceslaus, pray for me.

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