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One Minute Reflection – 21 October – The Memorial of St Hilarion of Gaza (c 291-371)

One Minute Reflection – 21 October – The Memorial of St Hilarion of Gaza (c 291-371)

Jesus said to his disciples:
“No one who prefers father or mother to me is worthy of me.”…Matthew 10:37

REFLECTION – To believe in God – for Christians, does not simply mean to believe that God exists, nor merely to believe that He is true.
It means to believe by loving, to believe by abandoning oneself to God, uniting and conforming oneself to Him.”… St Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) Doctor of the Churchto believe in God - st anthony of padua

PRAYER – Holy Father, grant me an operative faith, a faith that will move mountains. Englighten my soul with Your Light, Goodness, Power and Wisdom. Let my faith be an image of You by lively deeds and love and by conforming myself to Your Will in all things. St Hilarion from such a young age you searched for complete closeness and abandonment to God, please pray that we may manifest such a true faith, amen.st hilarion pray for us

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