Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 29
Let the word “Sorry” be on the top of your agenda today! Make peace and find joy. Say sorry to those who you have mistreated, done wrong and hurt. Ask God’s help for courage to face difficult situation to lead to forgiveness.
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 30
Return to or start the practise of good old Catholic devotions like making sign of the Cross passing the Church, blessing yourself with the Holy Water, making morning and evening offering, saying grace before and after meals, praying the Angelus, family Rosary, praying for the deceased, Saint Michael the Archangel/ Guardian Angel prayers, reciting Divine Mercy Chaplet, consecrating yourself to the Immaculate heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus or hanging the two hearts images in your home.
Spiritual Exercises for Lent: Day 12
St Teresa’s of Avila bookmark:
Let nothing disturb you,
Let nothing frighten you,
All things pass away
God never changes,
Patience obtains all things,
Those who have God
find they lack nothing
God only suffices.
Saint of the day is St.Matilda of Denmark, born in 895. Daughter of Count Dietrich of Westphalia and Reinhild of Denmark, she was raised by her grandmother, abbess of the Eufurt. In 913, Matilda left the abbey, and married of King Henry the Fowler of Saxony, who had received an annulment from a previous marriage. Mother of Otto, Holy Roman Emperor; Henry the Quarrelsome, Duke of Bavaria; Saint Bruno, Archbishop of Cologne; Gerberga, wife of King Louis IV of France; Hedwig, mother of Hugh Capet. Betrayed by Otto after Henry the Fowler’s death when he falsely accused her of financial mismanagement. Founded several Benedictine abbeys. Well known throughout the realm for her generosity, she taught the ignorant, comforted the sick, and visited prisoners. Saint Matilda died in 968.