One Minute Reflection – 21 February – The Memorial of St Robert Southwell S.J. (1561-1595)
How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few...Matthew 7:14
REFLECTION – “The path to Heaven is narrow, rough and full of wearisome and trying ascents, nor can it be trodden without great toil and therefore wrong is their way, gross their error and assured their ruin who, after the testimony of so many thousands of saints, will not learn where to settle their footing.”…St Robert Southwell (1561-1595)
PRAYER – Lord of heaven and earth, You blessed us this day with the grace of the Martyr St Robert Southwell. Grant that, through his intercession, we may, like him, drink from that cup which Christ drank and so rise to eternal life. We make our prayer through our Lord Jesus, in unity with the Holy Spirit, one God forever, amen
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