Sunday, April 18, 2010

Principles and Practices - April 19

A Divine Promise

Ask for grace of greater confidence and you will receive it, for Jesus put no restriction to His promise 'Ask and you shall receive.'

And the more a grace is important, the more must it be asked; the more it may be difficult to obtain, the more it must be prayed for; the longer Our Lord makes you wait for a grace, the more you must entreat Him to grant it.

Persevere in prayer and you will be heard: Our Lord has given His Word.

-Prevot, S.C.J.
From Principles and Practices
Compiled by Rev. J. Hogan of The Catholic Missionary Society
Published by Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., Publishers To The Holy See
Nihil Obstat; Eduardus J. Mahoney, S.T.D. Censor deputatus.
Imprimatur; Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius generalis.
First printed in 1930

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