affliction

How can I pray when I can’t even think straight?

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Dear Dan, How do I pray when I am sick and can’t think? I feel as though my words are just going out into thin air and no one in heaven hears me. What words do I use and Who will listen? Dear Friend, This is a difficult question both to experience and to answer. I have suffered significant ongoing […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Rose of Lima

St. Rose of Lima

“Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of grace. The gift of grace increases as the struggles increase.” (St. Rose of Lima) August 23 is the Optional Memorial of St. Rose of Lima, Virgin (1586 – 1617). If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Recommend and Social […]

Encountering the Word – 2 Corinthians 12:7-10

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…Therefore, that I might not become too elated, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, to beat me, to keep me from being too elated. Three times I begged the Lord about this, that it might leave me, but he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” I will […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Rose of Lima

St. Rose of Lima

“Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of grace. The gift of grace increases as the struggles increase.” (St. Rose of Lima) August 23 is the Optional Memorial of Saint Rose of Lima, Virgin (1586-1617) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below […]

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Rose of Lima

St. Rose of Lima

“Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of grace. The gift of grace increases as the struggles increase.” (St. Rose of Lima) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your […]