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One Minute Reflection – 1 February – The Memorial of Bl Benedict Daswa (1946-1990) Martyr

One Minute Reflection – 1 February – The Memorial of Bl Benedict Daswa (1946-1990) Martyr

Be on guard and pray, that you may not undergo the test………Matthew 26:41matthew 26-41

REFLECTION – “Your first task, is, to be dissatisfied with yourself, fight sin and transform yourself into something better.   Your second task, is, to put up with the trials and temptations of this world, that will be brought on by the change in your life and to persevere to the very end, in the midst of these things…St Augustineyour first task - st augustine - 1 feb 2018

PRAYER – Heavenly Father, help me to work out my salvation in fear and trembling. Let me pray daily that I may withstand temptation and carry out Your will in all things.  Blessed Benedict Daswa you who withstood all attempts to sway you into evil ways for the love of God, please intercede for us that we may too be freed when the test comes.   Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, in unity with the Holy Spirit, one God forever, amen.bl benedict pray for us! - 1 feb 2018

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One Minute Reflection – 9 June

One Minute Reflection – 9 June

Be on Guard and pray that you may not undergo the test…………….Matthew 26:41

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REFLECTION – “Jesus, who feared nothing, experienced fear and asked to be freed from death – although He knew it was impossible.
How much more must we persevere in prayer before temptation assails us – so that we may be freed when the test has come!”…St Ephrem

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PRAYER – Heavenly Father, help me to work out my salvation in fear and trembling.  Let me pray daily that I may withstand temptation and carry out Your will in all things.   St Ephrem, please pray for us, that we may withstand the evils which surround us! Amen

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One Minute Reflection – 1 February

One Minute Reflection – 1 February

Be on guard and pray that you may not undergo the test………Mt 26:41

REFLECTION – Jesus, who feared nothing, experienced fear and asked to be freed from death – although He knew it was impossible.
How much more must we persevere in prayer before temptation assails us – so that we may be freed when the test has come!…………..St Ephrem

PRAYER – Heavenly Father, help me to work out my salvation in fear and trembling. Let me pray daily that I may withstand temptation and carry out Your will in all things. Bl Benedict Daswa you who withstood all attempts to sway you into evil ways for the love of God, please intercede for us that we may too be freed when the test comes. Bl Benedict pray for us, amen!

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