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Thought for the Day – 2 June

Thought for the Day – 2 June

Why are these men included in our Eucharistic prayer and given their own feast day, in spite of the fact that almost nothing is known about them?
Probably because the Church respects its collective memory.   They once sent an impulse of encouragement through the whole Church.   They made the ultimate step of faith……Fr. Don Miller, OFM
The foundation of our faith rests on the lives of these holy men and women of the early Church who willingly gave themselves over to the faith, courageous and joyful in their martyrdom.  When we consider the struggles of today and our own personal difficulties in daily life, we might pause to consider the sacrifice of these early martyrs and be inspired to greater faith, trust and love and be filled with that impulse of encouragement!

Sts Marcellinus and Peter, pray for us!

sts marcellinus and peter pray for us 2

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