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One Minute Reflection – 8 February – The Memorial of St Jerome Emiliani (1486-1537) – Gospel Mark 7:24-30 Year B

One Minute Reflection – 8 February – The Memorial of St Jerome Emiliani (1486-1537) – Gospel Mark 7:24-30 Year B

But she answered him, “Yes, Lord; yet even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.”   And he said to her, “For this saying you may go your way; the demon has left your daughter.”   And she went home, and found the child lying in bed, and the demon gone...Mark 7:28-30mark 7 28-30

REFLECTION – “I urge you to persevere in your love for Christ and your faithful observance of the law of Christ.   Our goal is God, the source of all good.   As we say in our prayer, we are to place our trust in God and in no one else.   In His kindness, our Lord wished to strengthen your faith, for without it, as the evangelist points out, Christ could not have performed many of His miracles.”…St Jerome Emiliani (1486-1537)i urge you to persevere - st jerome emiliani - 8 feb 2018

PRAYER – Father of mercy, You chose St Jerome Emiliani to be a father to orphans in their need.   Grant that through his prayer, we may keep faithfully the spirit of sonship, by which we are not only called but really are Your children.  Help us to imitate his love and faith, manifesting by our commitment to Your commandments, our true faith. Amenst jerome emiliani - pay for us 8 feb 2018