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One Minute Reflection – 13 October – The Memorial of St Gerald of Aurillac

One Minute Reflection – 13 October – The Memorial of St Gerald of Aurillac

I will rather boast most gladly of my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me.
Therefore, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions and difficulties, for the sake of Christ;  for when I am weak, then I am strong….2 Cor 12:9-102 cor 12 - 9,10

REFLECTION – “Trials and tribulations offer us a chance to make reparation for our past faults and sins.
On such occasions the Lord comes to us like a physician to heal the wounds left by our sins.  Tribulation is the divine medicine.”…St Augustine of Hippo (354-430)trials and tribulations-staugustine-13 oct 2017

PRAYER – Almighty Father, let Your light so penetrate our minds, that walking by Your commandments, we may always follow You, our leader and our Guide in the path of Him who suffered and died for our love.   St Gerald of Aurillac, you consecrated yourself and gave up your riches to the poor to follow the way of the Lord, please pray for us.  Through Jesus Christ, our Lord in union with the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amenst gerald of aurillac pray for us - 13 oct 2017