Holy Jesus, Saint Lawrence O’Toole (1125-1180) was an archbishop who spent many years working hard for the Church. On his deathbed, someone asked him if he wanted to make a will. He grinned saying, “God knows I don’t have a penny in the world.” He had already given away everything he owned to help others. I ask him to pray for my decisions about what to do with the money and material goods I own, including my retirement fund and other investments that I’m using to protect my future. O Lord, sanctify my plans and give me a holy perspective on how much to save and how much to give away. Saint Lawrence O’Toole, pray for me. Amen.
Quote for Today
Blessed Maria Teresa of Jesus (1825-1889)
Feast day November 14
Lord, on my own I can do nothing and even if I could, I would not want to, for I desire nothing save that Your will be done in me, over me and around me.”
The prayer above is from Terry Modica’s book Daily Prayers with the Saints.
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