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St. Pio Daily
April 1, 2009

April 1 – St. Pio Daily – Vainglory

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “Vainglory is the enemy precisely of the souls who are consecrated to the Lord and who have given themselves to the spiritual life; therefore, it can be rightly…
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St. Pio Daily
April 2, 2009

April 2 – St. Pio Daily – Rejoice in the Right Things

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “To show us how much vainglory is contrary to perfection, Our Lord demonstrates it to us with that reprehension that He gave to the Apostles when He saw…
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St. Pio Daily
April 3, 2009

April 3 – St. Pio Daily – Satan’s Example

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “The Lord, to root well into the minds of the Apostles the sad effects of the cursed vice of vainglory when it is able to insinuate itself into…
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St. Pio Daily
April 5, 2009

April 5 – St. Pio Daily – Only Vainglory Proceeds from Good

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “Chrysostom, on speaking of vainglory says: ‘The more rightly you act to repress vainglory, the more you rouse it’; and what is the cause of this? Let us…
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St. Pio Daily
April 6, 2009

April 6 – St. Pio Daily – Satan’s Weapon Against the Good: Pride

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “The devil knows very well that a lustful person, a greedy person, an avaricious person, a sinner, has more need of confounding himself and of blushing than of…
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St. Pio Daily
April 7, 2009

April 7 – St. Pio Daily – Vainglory’s Concealed Assault

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “All vices predominate only over those who let themselves be defeated and dominated by them. But vainglory raises its head against the very same people who fight it…
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St. Pio Daily
April 8, 2009

April 8 – St. Pio Daily – Striving for Perfection, Steeped in Self-Satisfaction

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “We, in order to flee from the praises of others, prefer fasts that are concealed and hidden from sight; we prefer silence to eloquent speech; being despised to…
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St. Pio Daily
April 9, 2009

April 9 – St. Pio Daily – The Shadow

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “St. Jerome was right to compare vainglory to the shadow. In fact, the shadow follows the body wherever it goes; it even measures its steps. The body flees…
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St. Pio Daily
April 10, 2009

April 10 – St. Pio Daily – Vainglory’s Corruption

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “Let us always be on our guard. Let us not let the enemy of vainglory penetrate into our minds and our hearts because once he enters, he makes…
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St. Pio Daily
April 14, 2009

April 11-14 – St. Pio Daily – Our Holiness is Not Ours

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices 11- “Let us continually ask God the grace of being preserved from the pestilent vice of vainglory, because “every perfect gift comes from on high and descends from…
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St. Pio Daily
April 15, 2009

April 15 – St. Pio Daily – Christ Warns Us of Vainglory

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “Our Lord, always solicitous for our good, in order to preserve us from the great enemy of vainglory, warns us of it in various places in the Gospel.…
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St. Pio Daily
April 16, 2009

April 16 – St. Pio Daily – Prudence in Speaking of Spiritual Things

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “Let us be careful to not ever talk to others about the things with which the good Jesus is favoring us, other than our spiritual director and confessor.…
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St. Pio Daily
April 17, 2009

April 17 – St. Pio Daily – Vainglory, Irascibility, and Jealousy

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “ ‘If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.’ With this sentence, St. Paul wants to say to us for our common edification:…
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St. Pio Daily
April 18, 2009

April 18 – St. Pio Daily – Vainglory Haunts the Devout

Ave Maria!-- April's Theme: Vices “Let us be careful of vainglory, which is the vice characteristic to devout people. It urges us, without our realizing it, to appear always better than the others,…
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