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Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

Memorial of Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest

Liturgical Color – White

TODAY’S READINGS

EZR 9:5-9 – TOBIT 13:2, 3-4A, 4BEFGHN, 7-8 – LK 9:1-6

Thought of the day

“What makes a man a Christian is his faith, that inner life that awakens in him the revelation handed down to us from the very moment he receives it.”

-Romano Guardini, Meditations on the Christ

  Weekly Prayer

Lord, we pray for the power to be gentle, the strength to be forgiving, the patience to be understanding and the endurance to accept the consequences of holding to what we believe to be right. May we put our trust in the power of good to overcome evil and the power of love to overcome hatred. We pray for the vision to see and the faith to believe in a world freed from violence, a new world where fear shall no longer lead people to commit injustice nor selfishness make them bring suffering to others. Help us to devote our whole life and thought and energy to the task of making peace, praying always for the inspiration and the power to fulfill the destiny for which we have been created.

 Week of Prayer for World Peace, 1978


  The Pope’s Prayer Intentions for October 2017


  • Workers and the Unemployed

    That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.

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