Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Martin of Tours

"The Charity of St. Martin" (detail) by Louis Anselme Longa

“The Charity of St. Martin” (detail) by Louis Anselme Longa


“Lord, if your people still have need of my services, I will not avoid the toil. Your will be done. I have fought the good fight long enough. Yet if you bid me continue to hold the battle line in defense of your camp, I will never beg to be excused from failing strength. I will do the work you entrust to me. While you command, I will fight beneath your banner.” (St. Martin of Tours, Bishop and Confessor, Patron Saint of Soldiers)


The Memorial of St. Martin of Tours, Bishop and Confessor (316 – 397) is November 11.


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