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Confiteor

Divine Praises

Grace Before & After Meals
Litany of Humility

Litany of St Joseph

Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus
Litany of the Most Precious Blood
Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
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Novena Prayer to St Philomena

Prayer for the Conversion of Australia
Prayers & Litany to Holy Michael the Archangel

Prayers & Litany to Our Guardian Angel

Prayers & Litany to St Joseph
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Prayers & Litany to
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Prayers & Novena to St Martin De Porres
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Prayers Before & After Confession
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Prayers for Priests & Vocations

Prayers, Novena & Litany to St Anne
Prayers, Novenas & Litany to St Jude Thaddeus
The Prayers & Mysteries of the Holy Rosary
Various Prayers
Votive Prayers for Rain, Fine Weather & to Avert Storms
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Thoughts for the Week
 
 

 

Second Sunday of Lent

Thoughts for the Week - Fr R Taouk 
21st February 2016

Signs By Which We May Recognise Our Disordered Attachments
by Fr. Anselm Longpre

"Blessed are the poor in spirit"
Luke 6:24-25

Signs of Attachments to Riches

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Solicitude, preoccupation, hurry in order to acquire them.

Fear to lack something.

Never to be happy or satisfied with what one has.

To envy what others possess.

To act in a covetous way and to hold to what one has.

To grumble in giving of alms.

To have esteem and consideration for the rich and little care for the poor.

Too much reliance upon what we have rather than upon the power and providence of God.

How to Fight Attachments to Riches

"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat (or drink), or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?"  Matt. 6:25.

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To be happy with what is necessary and truly useful, in one's lodging, furniture, food, clothing, etc.

To be happy with what one has and to thank God for what He gives us.

To accept joyfully sometimes to lack what is necessary.

Never to complain of the inconveniences of poverty.

Not to become attached to what we have or what is given us to use:  Our room, books, clothing, means of transportation, etc.

Not to weep over losses.

To give generously according to our means.

To accept sometimes to give our services free of charge.

To love and to visit the poor.

To take care of and use with economy those things we have to use.

Adopt the way of life of ordinary people.

Moderation in the use of modern conveniences.

Avoid getting mixed up in temporal matters and speculation as much as possible.