Posted in Daily Prayer
on 8 May 2017
"I shall always consider the work of my salvation and that of establishing and directing our Community as God's work.
Hence I shall commit to him the care of all this, so as to do nothing of what concerns me without his orders.
I shall often consult him on all I shall have to do, whether it relates to the one or to the other, often saying to him those words of the prophet Habakkuk: 'Lord the work is yours.'"
(The 8th of De La Salle's personal ...
on 1 May 2017
God of mercy and compassion, thank you for the extraordinary life, witness, and ministry of Religious Brothers in our Church.
In your wisdom, you have called these ordinary men to generously serve, pray, and share your healing love with others.
As we prepare for our annual Religious Brothers Day, deepen our appreciation for the vocation of Religious Brothers, their congregational charisms, and their commitment to vowed community life.
Strengthened by our baptismal call to holin...
on 25 April 2017
St La Salle on the Feast of St Mark
"You can have the advantage of being instructed by the same teacher (St Peter) as Saint Mark if you often read the Epistles of Saint Peter and if you faithfully put into practice the holy maxims contained there, which are so consoling and so instructive." (Med 116.1)
on 25 April 2017
Remember, O Lord, all those the brave and the true, who have died the death of honour and are departed in the hope of the resurrection to eternal life.
In that place of light from which sorrow and mourning are far banished, give them rest, O Lord, thou lover of men.
And grant to us who remain the spirit of service which may make us worthy of their sacrifice, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Prayer from the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee.
on 24 April 2017
God of love and liberty, we bring our thanks this day for the peace and security we enjoy, which was won for us through the courage and devotion of those who gave their lives in time of war.
We pray that their labour and sacrifice may not be in vain, but that their spirit may live on in us and in generations to come.
That the liberty, truth and justice which they sought to preserve may be seen and known in all the nations upon earth.
This we pray in the name of the one who gave...