He was faithful in truth

April 24
Feast of St. Fidelis, Priest and Martyr
“In addition to this charity, he was faithful in truth as well as in name. His zeal for defending the Catholic faith was unsurpassed and he preached it tirelessly.”
-From a eulogy for St. Fidelis
Today’s Reflection
We need more of St. Fidelis in our midst today. Given the circumstances of my life, how can I respond to this need?
  

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The Legendary St. George

The story of St. George is the stuff of legend. He lived during the reign of the Emporer Diocletian from 275 – 303. He was a knight, a soldier, and a dragon slayer. This Friday is his feast day and how apropos that he is one of the saints featured in The Rosary: Your Weapon for Spiritual Warfare, the book we pull our weekly meditations from during our Women of Grace Rosary Crusade.

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Feast of Saint George

April 23
St. George, Martyr (280-303)
“As for Saint George, he was consumed with the fire of the Holy Spirit. Armed with the invincible standard of the cross, he did battle with an evil king and acquitted himself so well that, in vanquishing the king, he overcame the prince of all wicked spirits, and encouraged other soldiers of Christ to perform brave deeds in his cause.”
-From a homily of St. Peter Damian on St. George
Today’s Reflection
Could I be called “St. Georgette” today? In what way do I emulate St. George?
  

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Heart of a child

April 22
“Lord, give me the heart of a child, and the awesome courage to live it
out as an adult.”
-Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Molchanie
Today’s Reflection
What characterizes the heart of a child? Of these traits, which one do I most need to acquire? At this moment, I will ask God for the grace to develop this attribute.
  

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Find my joy in you

April 21
St. Anselm, Bishop and Doctor (1033-1109)
“O God, let me know you and love you so that I may find my joy in you; and if I cannot do so fully in this life, let me at least make some progress every day, until at last that knowledge, love and joy come to me in all their plentitude.”
-A prayer of St. Anselm
Today’s Reflection
Today I will look “at least [to] make some progress” to find all my joy in God, Who gave me life.
St. Anselm, pray for me.
  

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Ceasing to struggle

April 20
“Ceasing to struggle because of our defects when there is opposition to a serious mistake can lead us to that form of pride called pusillanimity, lack of courage and strength to bear misfortune or undertake large enterprises.”
-Francis Fernandez, In Conversation with God, Volume 2
Today’s Reflection
Am I being tempted in this way today? Regarding what? How can I overcome this temptation?
  

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The soul truly in love

April 19
“The soul truly in love with God never fails through laziness to do all in its power to seek God’s Son, the Beloved.”
-St. John of the Cross, The Spiritual Canticle
Today’s Reflection
What is within my power to do today “to seek God’s Son, the Beloved”?
  

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Plentiful harvest

April 18
“If you know how to speak without wounding, although you may have to correct or reprimand, hearts will not close themselves to you. The seed will fall on truly fertile ground and the harvest will be plentiful.”
-Fr. Salvatore Canals, Jesus as Friend
Today’s Reflection
This word is meant just for me today. What strategy can I employ to heed its advice?
  

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