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Thought for the Day – 16 February

Thought for the Day – 16 February

St Gilbert of Sempringham could have lived a life of ease from the income of his benefices but he chose to give all to the poor and to dedicate his life to teaching.  Accidentally (though of course, it was God’s plan all along), he stumbled upon his life’s work and brought many to God.   We never know how God is going to use us and by our devotion and fidelity, we have to remain open to whatever task He sets before us.   “I come Lord, to do Your Will.” 

St Gilbert Pray for us!

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