Novena for the Feast of Saint Ignatius – Day 6

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28 July: Seeking and doing God’s will

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven..” (Mt 7:21)

Of course, it is not always possible to say with complete certainty what the will of God is. Often enough, however, it is quite clear. That would be a start.

Whilst still receiving I concur not with all, and remain so ungrateful

Mary Ward: Autobiographical Notes

(…) it be Thy greater service and praise, to imitate Thee in bearing all injuries and all abuse and all poverty of spirit (…)

St. Ignatius: Spiritual Exercise Nr. 98

We pray:

  • For strength to bear what what we find burdensome.
  • For all people in need, for the poor, the marginalised and the lonely
Carla Bellone