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Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God.6

Daily Devotional: The Passion/The Sacred Heart of Jesus Gift of the Holy Spirit: Understanding—the gift of insight into the spiritual perceptions of the heart. Proclamation of Faith: “I believe in the forgiveness of sins.” The Blessed Mother: In imitation of the Blessed Mother, may we live the Truth in word and deed. Jesus: May we, like Jesus, live in truthfulness, acknowledging God to others in word and deed.
Glorious Characteristic: Clarity—the glory of our souls will be visible in our bodies. We will be beautiful and radiant. (Rev 4:3, I Cor 15:40) Spiritual Work of Mercy: Instruct the uninformed. Corporal Work of Mercy: Clothe the naked. Sacrament: Confession Commandment:
  1. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
Thought for the Day: Jesus: “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”

Today’s Reading

First Friday

Devotion to the Sacred Heart

St. Claude la Colombiere was the spiritual director of St. Margaret Mary, Apostle of the Sacred Heart. Jesus revealed himself and His Most Sacred Heart to St. Margaret Mary. Claude made an offering to the Sacred Heart of Jesus because of the deep sorrow he felt because humanity falls so short of God’s gift to us.
”In reparation for so many insults and such cruel ingratitude I offer you my heart, with all the gestures of which it is capable. I give myself over to you totally. I wish to forget myself in order to lift all obstacles that prevent my access to your divine Heart, which you have the goodness to open up for me. I desire to enter into this Heart and live and die within it with your most faithful servants, all penetrated by and ablaze with your love.”
St. Claude la Colombiere, pray for us.
St. Margaret Mary, pray for us.

Father Gerard Dufour Editor: Maison la Colombiere, Paray-le-Monial Perfect Selflessness According to Saint Claude la Colombiere

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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.

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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.

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