Prayer of the Day

Feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr & St. Colman, Bishop

November 25th, 2015
"You will be hated by all on account of my name. " Luke 21 : 18
Sunshine

 What is Jesus’ response to hostility and persecution? Love, tolerance, and forgiveness.  Only love can defeat prejudice, intolerance, hatred, and envy.    What will attract others to the truth and power of the Gospel?  When they see Christians loving their enemies, being joyful in suffering, pardoning injuries, and showing comfort and compassion to the hopeless and the helpless.  God will give us sufficient grace, strength, and wisdom to face any trial and to answer any challenge to our faith.  Are we ready to lay down our lives for Christ and to bear witness to the joy and freedom of the gospel?

Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, by your atoning death on the cross you have redeemed the world. Fill me with joyful hope, courage, and boldness to witness the truth of your love for all. Amen