Ave Maria Meditations
I think it is evident that, in these days of awful sin and hatred of God, our blessed Lord wants to gather round Him a legion of chosen souls who will be devoted, heart and soul, to Him and His interests, and upon whom He may always count for help and consolation.
Souls who will not ask “How much must I do?” But rather “How much can I do for His love?” A legion of souls who will give and not count the cost, whose only pain will be that they cannot do more and give more and suffer more for Him who has done so much for them. In a word, word souls who are not as the rest of men, fools perhaps in the eyes of the world, for their watch word is sacrifice and not self comfort.
+Fr. Willie Doyle