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One Minute Reflection – 16 May

One Minute Reflection – 16 May

Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me.    Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven…………..Matthew 5:11-12

REFLECTION – “The mind shudders as it recalls all the tortures which the athlete of Jesus Christ endured with unconquerable fortitude and a faith resolute and unbroken……..We do not think this filled him with fear but rather with a heavenly joy.    For We know that he had always prayed for martyrdom and had often recalled these words of the Divine Redeemer..”………Venerable Pope Pius XII

ven pope pius xII on st andrew bobola sj

PRAYER – Gracious Lord, help me too to be an apostle of zeal and a ‘hunter of souls’. For I know that is through Your grace and by that grace manifest in my life that I may reach out and help all those around me. Grant me Lord, the courage and zeal of St Andrew Bobola, who I now request for his intercessionary prayers, on behalf of all Your Holy Church. Amen

st andrew bobola pray for us



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