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Thought for the Day – 4 February

Thought for the Day – 4 February

Saint Joseph of Leonissa suffered illness, poverty, persecution and exhaustion throughout his life, never ceasing in his efforts to bring the peace of Christ to those around him.   He embraced his suffering, contemplating the wounds of Christ and frequently exclaiming, “When we suffer anything we give proof of our love.”     We look to Saint Joseph of Leonissa as a shining example of the union of joy and suffering made manifest by Our Lord on the cross and the experience of Our Blessed Mother throughout her life.    May we, like this holy saint, embrace our own personal sufferings as bringing us closer to our risen Lord, suffering with him and His Mother, for expiation of the sins of the world.

St Joseph of Leonissa Pray for us!



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