“Most High, glorious God, enlighten the shadows of our hearts, and grant to us a right faith, a certain hope, and perfect charity, so that we may accomplish your holy will. As we walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi, give us a spirit of poverty and humility so that we may be united with Jesus your Son in joy and in peace.”

-from: Saint Junipero Serra’s Camino: A Pilgrimage Guide to the California Missions

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“Seeing the sun, the moon and the stars, I said to myself, ‘Who could be the Master of these beautiful things?’ I felt a great desire to see him, to know him and to pay him homage.”

— St. Josephine Bakhita

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“It is inevitable that the barque of Peter will encounter rough sailing. This is why we must stand together in faith and doctrine. Sometimes our morning prayer could easily include the Apostle’s Creed as a reminder of our beliefs.”

— Rev. Thomas J. Donaghy

 

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