Are You A Good Listener to Your Friends?

Adult Friend Temperance Day 13: Humility Be willing to listen to your friend. Today's Saint: St. Gemma Galgani Even as a child Gemma Galgani would say, “Gemma can do nothing, but Gemma and Jesus can do all things.” Throughout her life she retained this simplicity. Jesus granted her many visions of Him, but she never … Continue reading Are You A Good Listener to Your Friends?

Accept a Compliment with Grace

Adult Friend Temperance Day 12: Humility Sometimes it is best to graciously accept a compliment from a friend, while other times it is beneficial to acknowledge God’s role in equipping you; practice doing both in appropriate settings. Resource: OneParishApp Gratitude is the only acceptable way to acknowledge someone’s kind remarks. Sincere thankfulness won’t give off … Continue reading Accept a Compliment with Grace

💙 Blessed Mary Makes Crosses Sweet and Light 💙

Crosses Mary makes the road to holiness quick and easy, tho she doesn't take our crosses away. In fact, those who are particularly beloved by Mary often have more crosses than others, but Mary makes the crosses sweet and light. By giving ourselves to Jesus through Mary. Mary leads us to Jesus and makes the … Continue reading 💙 Blessed Mary Makes Crosses Sweet and Light 💙

Notes of Encouragement

Adult Friend Temperance Day 11: Humility Send your friend a note of encouragement listing some of the strengths, gifts, or talents they have, and how they have contributed toward your life. Resource: OneParishApp Brighten a day with words of encouragement. You probably know someone who is feeling down or going through one of life's rough … Continue reading Notes of Encouragement

Express Joy and Happiness for Your Friends

Adult Friend Temperance Day 10: Humility Express joy and happiness for your friends when something good happens for/to them first, even if this is something you wish for but do not have yourself. Romans 15:13 (RSV) May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power … Continue reading Express Joy and Happiness for Your Friends

Celebrate Your Friends’ Accomplishments!

Adult Friend Temperance Day 9: Humility Celebrate your friends’ accomplishments - throw them a party, send a congratulatory note, or give them a heart-felt toast.   Today's Saint: St. Bernadette Soubirous When St. Bernadette was a young girl living in Lourdes, France, she saw a vision of Our Lady. “I am the Immaculate Conception,” Mary … Continue reading Celebrate Your Friends’ Accomplishments!