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<June 7, 2016>

Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.3

Daily Devotional: Angels/Apostles Gift of the Holy Spirit: Piety—the gift of filial love for God that moves the soul to worship and protects against the hardening of one’s heart in the midst of trials. Proclamation of Faith: “I believe in the Holy Spirit.” The Blessed Mother: In imitation of the Blessed Mother, may we take comfort in the Invisible Reality. There is no division between heaven and earth. All of heaven is available to us if we but ask. Jesus: Jesus was gentle with the woman caught in adultery. May we imitate His gentleness in dealing with others.
Glorious Characteristic: Identity—we will retain our original identity. We will be essentially the same person as before we died. (John 20:11-16) Spiritual Work of Mercy: Admonish sinners Corporal Work of Mercy: Welcome those away from home (the Church). Shelter the homeless. Sacrament: Communion Commandment:
  1. You shall not kill.
Thought for the Day: St. Augustine: “You have made us for yourself, O Lord; our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee.”

Today’s Reading

United with Jesus

…The Spirit of God animates the soul to virtue, and bestows on it peace and consolation. The soul in which he dwells has one evident sign of his indwelling, which is holiness. He bestows humility in a special manner, and inspires humble thoughts and sentiments. Saint Bernard, speaking from his own experience, says, at some length: “When the divine Spirit enters a heart, it awakes from its slumbers; his touch sweetens and mollifies the heart that was bitter, and hard as a stone. He roots out and demolishes, he builds and he plants on the ruins; he waters the herb dying of thirst, he enlightens my darkness, opens that which was sealed, inflames that which was cold, rectifies crooked paths, and thus draws from my soul great sentiments of gratitude for his goodness, and from my mouth a thousand praises and benedictions. I recognize his presence, and the certainty of his visit, by the secret changes I feel in my heart, by the diminished heat of concupiscence, by the correction of my manners, and the reformation of my interior.”

Father Jean Baptiste Saint-Jure, S.J. Magnificat March 2014 Vol. 15, No. 13, Page 388-389

About Us


We could find no better way to describe the purpose of Daily Beatitude than the Prologue of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Paragraph 1:

God, infinitely perfect and blessed in himself, in a plan of sheer goodness freely created man to make him share in his own blessed life. For this reason, at every time and in every place, God draws close to man. He calls man to seek him, to know him, to love him with all his strength. He calls together all men, scattered and divided by sin, into the unity of his family, the Church. To accomplish this, when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son as Redeemer and Savior. In his Son and through him, he invites men to become, in the Holy Spirit, his adopted children and thus heirs of his blessed life.


We are called to live in beatitude. This contemplation is one designed to help us incorporate the beatitudes into our day. This work is not one of absolutes. It is just one way to incorporate the countenance of Jesus into each day. It is not the only way. View our rationale.

Each day a different beatitude is presented with several points of focus that provide meditation. An additional reading is included daily related to the beatitude or one of the points of focus. All readings are archived for your convenience.