Thought for the day


Take this thought with you today to remind you that God is with you in all you do. His love can shine through your actions this day.  

Matthew 25: 12-13 From today's gospel
‘Stay awake, because you do not know either the day or the hour.’ Matthew 25: 12-13 Image: a cup of coffee on a bedside table
Rutilio Grande SJ – Servant of God Rutilio Grande is one of the Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador and a friend of Blessed Oscar Romero. On 12 March 1977 hewas assassinated by the security forces of El Salvador, just outside the village where he was born...
The Gospel has to grow little feet. Rutilio Grande SJ (Servant of God) Image: a person wearing a pair of yellow boots
St Claude La Colombiere SJ St Claude La Colombiere SJ was the spiritual director and friend of St Margaret Mary Alacoque, an apostle of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Read more
God is within us and we are in Him, and this presence of God is a great motive of respect, confidence, love, joy, fervour.’ (St Claude La Colombiere SJ) Image: a person praying with the rosary
Peter Faber SJ Peter Faber, also known as Pierre Favre SJ, was one of the original Companions of Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier. The aspect of Favre is that of a contemplative in action, a man attracted to Christ, passionate about the cause of...
Take care, take care, never to shut your heart against anyone. St Peter Faber SJ. Image: a rainy night and a person glimpsed through a window covered in rain.
St Peter Canisius SJ Peter Canisius was born in the Netherlands in 1521, and later became the eighth member of the Society of Jesus. He is best known as champion of the Catholic cause in Germany. A pioneer in Jesuit education, he also wrote a well-...
If you have too much to do, with God's help you will find time to do it all. St Peter Canisius SJ Image: a dandelion clock
Robert Southwell SJ One of the forty English martyr saints, Robert Southwell is widely known for his poetry. Born around 1561 at Horsham St Faith and brought up in a family of Norfolk gentry, he boarded at the English College at Douai but studied at...
God gave himself to you; give yourself to God. Robert Southwell SJ Image: a man sitting in a church with light streaming through the window
Matthew 23:12 From the gospel for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A.
Anyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and anyone who humbles himself will be exalted. Man standing with head bowed
St Aloysius Gonzaga - based on James 1: 22 St Aloysius was from a powerful aristocractic family, and joined the Society of Jesus in 1585. When the plague hit Rome in 1591 he actively cared for the sick. Aloysius developed the symptoms of the plague...
We ought not to be content with being hearers, but doers. St Aloysius Gonzaga SJ
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