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Echoing Joy

Today, think about the pure proclamation when the angel of the Lord appeared to the shepherds: “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all people” (Lk 2:10). 

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One Flickering Flame

We are given the gift of having St. Francis’ guidance: “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”

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Loving with All Your Heart

We find in Matthew 22: 37–38: “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment.” What comes to mind today as you read these words?

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Listen Longer

Today consider the words from Psalm 116: 1–2: “I love the Lord, who listened to my voice in supplication, who turned an ear to me on the day I called.”

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Like the Dewfall

Today, reflect on these poetic words from the Eucharistic prayer: “Make holy, therefore, these gifts, we pray, by sending down your Spirit upon them like the dewfall.”

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