Prayer Calendar August 9

Intention for today

That the religious be convinced that the time and energy required to establish vital Christian communities in local houses does not deprive the apostolate of its fruitfulness; on the contrary, this expenditure of time and energy is an expres­sion of that apostolate. (Art.135)

Prayer of intercesion:
We pray for

For the grace to imitate our founders, and for fidelity to our charism.

Words of the Founder

The Cross! This is the standard -- the symbol of our earthly existence: to suffer, suffer, suffer. (KW,16)