They denied themselves and took up their crosses each day (Lk 9:23).
They faced "death every day" for love of Jesus and in hope of the resurrection (see 1 Cor 15:31).
The Lord promises to give us daily bread (Mt 6:11) if we will live in Him daily (see Jn 15:5). Receive your daily bread.
Prayer: Father, may every day of the rest of my life be a sacrifice pleasing to You.
Promise: "The reason it hates you is that you do not belong to the world. But I chose you out of the world." —Jn 15:19
Praise: Father Ron uses his carpentry and electrical skills to make his poor, inner-city parish more hospitable to the elderly. He has been able to bring several new senior citizens into his parish.
Nihil obstat: Reverend Ralph J. Lawrence, October 9, 1998
Imprimatur: †Most Reverend Carl K. Moeddel, Vicar General and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, October 17, 1998
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