Praying It: Choose Love

Saints:

Mary, Mother of God

Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997)

The Jesuit Martyrs of Paraguay (d. 1628)

St. Margaret Mary Alocoque (1647-1690)

St. Paul (5-67)

Scripture:

1 Corinthians 13: 1-3 – If I speak in human and angelic tongues but do not have love, I am a resounding gong or a clashing cymbal.

John 13: 14-17 – If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another’s feet…

John 13: 34-35 – I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another…

Mark 12: 30-34 – You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength…

Matthew 22: 35-40 – …and one of them tested him by asking, “Teacher,* which commandment in the law is the greatest?”…

Romans 12: 9-10 – Let love be sincere; hate what is evil, hold on to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; anticipate one another in showing honor.

Romans 13: 10 – Love does no evil to the neighbor; hence, love is the fulfillment of the law.

Music:

Love Comes Down (Shane & Shane)

Love Divine All Loves Excelling

Love Has Come (Matt Maher)

Set Your Heart on the Higher Gifts (Steven Warner)

Though I May Speak with Bravest Fire