Meekness – Third Day of May
Learn of Me that I am meek and humble of heart. St. Matt. 11:29.
There is nothing which tends more to edify our neighbor than a goodness full of charity. — St. Francis of Sales.
Many persons visited St. Francis Xavier solely for the purpose of witnessing his admirable sweetness.
St. Ignatius Loyola, passing one day with some of his companions near a field where some men were at work, was ridiculed by them, and called names. The saint stopped a moment, looked at them with a smiling face, then turned and gave them his blessing; which so disconcerted them that, struck with admiration, they exclaimed: “It is a saint! It must be a saint!”
My God, make me kind and benevolent to all, especially to those who would do me injury. Deign to bless them. I beg of Thee to pardon them and grant them Thy grace.