Prayer and Meditation for Monday, August 14, 2017 — Saint Maximilian Kolbe — Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Peace and Freedom

Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr
Lectionary: 413

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Reading 1 DT 10:12-22

Moses said to the people:
“And now, Israel, what does the LORD, your God, ask of you
but to fear the LORD, your God, and follow his ways exactly,
to love and serve the LORD, your God,
with all your heart and all your soul,
to keep the commandments and statutes of the LORD
which I enjoin on you today for your own good?
Think! The heavens, even the highest heavens,
belong to the LORD, your God,
as well as the earth and everything on it.
Yet in his love for your fathers the LORD was so attached to them
as to choose you, their descendants,
in preference to all other peoples, as indeed he has now done.
Circumcise your hearts, therefore, and be no longer stiff-necked.
For the LORD, your God, is the God of…

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