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6 December

Put your perseverance under the protection of Mary; put the great deal of your sanctification in her all-powerful–and as all-powerful as merciful–hands.

(St. Leonard Murialdo,  Letters V, 2146)

5 December

Let’s say with our actions: we are children of Mary; Mary will tell us with her actions, both in life and death, I am your Mother.

(St. Leonard Murialdo,  Writings VI, p. 202)

4 December

My dear Mother, Mary, how happy I would be if I could raise in me and in my brothers those two feelings of gratitude and confidence that both honour and glorify your goodness and your power!

(St. Leonard Murialdo,  Writings VI, p. 281)

3 December

“O God,
who through the preaching of Saint Francis Xavier
won many peoples to yourself,
grant that the hearts of the faithful
may burn with the same zeal for the faith
and that Holy Church may everywhere rejoice
in an abundance of offspring.

(From the Liturgy, Opening Prayer)

1 December

My good Mother freed me from a very heavy cross, and did so as soon as I had recourse to her, reminding her that no one has ever had recourse to her without being heard.

(St Leonard Murialdo, Testament, p. 147)

23 november

“Use evils to sanctify yourself: 1st your sins to humiliate yourself, mistrust you and trust in God; 2nd your mistakes, the setbacks and contradictions to practice love of God and neighbour, humility and patience. ”

(St Leonard Murialdo, Writings I, p. 187)