Father in Heaven, Saint Samson (c.485-565) was a holy monk who exceeded those around him in spiritual maturity. When he met some Irish monks whose spiritual education was more advanced than his own, he went with them to Ireland so he could learn from them while he served at their side. I ask him to pray for my own opportunities to learn how to grow in holiness. Show me, O Lord, the books, the classes, and the retreats that would be good for me. Bring into my life people who are more advanced spiritually than I am, so that I can learn from their wisdom and experiences. Saint Samson, pray for me. Amen.
Quotes for Today
Saint Pedro Poveda Castroverde (1874-1936)
Feast day July 28
To believe firmly and to keep silent is not possible.”
Saint Alphonsa Muttathupadathu (1910-1946)
Feast Day July 28
No matter what my sufferings may be, I will never complain, and if I have to undergo any humiliation, I will seek refuge in the Sacred Heart of Jesus.”
The prayer above is from Terry Modica’s book Daily Prayers with the Saints.
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