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One Minute Reflection – 16 August – The Memorial of St Stephen of Hungary (c 975- 1038) – Today’s Gospel: Matthew 18:21–19:1

One Minute Reflection – 16 August – The Memorial of St Stephen of Hungary (c 975- 1038) – Today’s Gospel: Matthew 18:21–19:1

“So also my heavenly Father will do to every one of you, if you do not forgive your brother from your heart.”…Matthew 18:35

If you show favouritism, you commit sin and are convicted by the law…..James 2:9

REFLECTION – “Do not show favour only to relations and kin, or to the most eminent – whether they are leaders or the wealthy or neighbours or citizens of the same country. Show favour to all who come to you.   By fulfilling your duty in this way, you will reach the highest state of happiness.”…St Stephen of Hungaryif you show favourtism - james 2 9 - do not show favour - st stephen of hungary - 16 aug 2018

PRAYER – Just and Holy Father, help me to overcome all tendencies to show favouritism in my life.   Let me treat all persons as brothers and sisters in Christ and work and pray for their salvation.   As You forgive me, teach me Lord, to forgive all.   Grant that the prayers of St Stephen of Hungary may continue to defend us, as he did in the world.  Through Jesus our Lord, with the Holy Spirit, one God forever, amen.st-stephen-of-hungary-pray-for-us-16 aug 2017

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