January 9 – Saint Adrian of Canterbury

Saint Adrian of Canterbury

O Holy Spirit, Saint Adrian of Canterbury (c. 630 – 710) was a highly successful missionary in pagan England, and a great teacher of Bible study. I ask for his same gift of explaining the Faith and understanding the teachings of the Church and the Sacred Scriptures. Anoint me with Your Truth, so that I may be protected from errors and deceptions. Help me to lovingly educate others in how to grow in holiness through what You have revealed in the Bible and the Sacred Traditions of Christianity. Keep me from becoming prideful in my knowledge, and remind me that my most important teaching tool is how I live my life. Saint Adrian, pray for me. Amen.


Quote for Today

Blessed Tommaso Reggio (c. 1818-1901)
Feast day January 9

quoteI want to become a saint, cost what it may, living my life in accordance with the two cornerstones of Christianity: prayer and self-discipline.”


 

The prayer above is from Terry Modica’s book Daily Prayers with the Saints.

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