Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity speaks
The evening of my life has arrived, the evening that precedes the eternal day, and I feel an even stronger overflowing of love in the depths of my heart.Letter 315 to Madame Gout de Bize
23 September 1906
For the grace to welcome and boast in my suffering so that I may feel God’s love overflowing in my heart
St. Paul speaks
“We also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us” (Romans 5:3–5).
In your great love of God,
You were always so close
to your friends’ needs.
Now, in Heaven,
Face to face with the Lord,
Do intervene near Him
for the needs we recommend to you.
(Make your request)
in Love and Faith,
with the Holy Trinity
in the utmost of our heart.
Teach us how to radiate God’s Love
amongst men, in our everyday life
just as you did yourself,
so that we may be a praise of God’s glory.
(pray slowly, “be aware that you are with Him”)
(three times, in praise of the indwelling Trinity)