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Thought for the Day – 19 February

Thought for the Day – 19 February

Disaster does not always have to be the ruin of everything and very terrible blows of bad fortune can lead to great blessings.   St Conrad of Piacenza’s bad fortune made him reflect on his own way of life.   A man was almost executed through his neglect and he realised that God deserved better, in fact God deserved the very best of him.   The rest is the story of a man who made way for the Holy Spirit, who cleared the path for His entry and thus found his joy in God and became a delightful friend to all, a conduit of love and miracles.   It is a lesson to be pondered.

St Conrad of Piacenza, Pray for us!

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