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Thought for the Day – 16 February – The Duties of Our State

Thought for the Day – 16 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971)

The Duties of Our State

“Some are called by God to the lofty state of the Ptiesthood, or of the Religious Life.
This is a very great grace.
We should co-operate generously and do our best to overcome any obstacles we meet.

Others are called to become good Catholic fathers and mothers and to rear a family.
This is a most important role because4, the proper education of children and the future of the Church and of society, depend on it.

Every position has its obligations, which each of us should work hard to fulfil in every detail.
The grace appropriate to our state will be available to us.
But, this grace has to be balanced by a sincere determination on our part, to carry out carefully, the duties of our state.

Let us examine ourselves in this regard.
If we discover that we have been neglectful, or deficient in any way, let us resolve to put things right – without delay!

Antonio Cardinal Bacci

PART ONE HERE:
https://anastpaul.com/2020/02/16/thought-for-the-day-16-february-the-duties-of-our-state/

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