Beloved Jesus, while Saint Maximinius (d.c.346) was a bishop, he took a stand against those who persecuted the Church. He also protected other courageous bishops when they lost favor with those in political power. I ask Saint Maximinius to intercede for me when I am too concerned about being “politically correct” in the opinions I express or the choices of words that I use. Help me to not be worried about what kind of an impression I make politically or socially. Teach me, Dear Lord, to put biblical truths ahead of societal fads, and to prefer Your thoughts over what others think. Saint Maximinius, pray for me. Amen.
Quotes for Today
Pope Saint Paul VI (1897-1978)
Feast day May 29
Imitation of Jesus Christ is undoubtedly the regal way to be followed to attain sanctity and reproduce in ourselves, according to our forces, the absolute perfection of the heavenly Father.”
Saint Ursula Ledochowska (1865-1939)
Feast day May 29
Holiness does not demand anything great, beyond the ability of the person. It depends on God’s Love. Every daily act can be transformed into an act of love.”
It is not enough to pray, ‘Thy kingdom come’, but to work so that the Kingdom of God will exist among us today.”
The prayer above is from Terry Modica’s book Daily Prayers with the Saints.
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