That, in gratitude for his love and goodness to us, we may respond to God's invitation by our life and vocation, offering him love for love. "We, for our part, love because he first loved us" (1 Jn 4:19).(Art.4)
For parents, relatives, friends and benefactors, and for all of those who have recommended themselves to our prayers.
For the sick, the suffering and the dying.
And when he designed to awaken in me a purpose of amendment, then, in spite of my desire to continue in my bad habits, he hastened to draw me away from them by making it impossible for me to implement them... (Paris, 12/28/1834)