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Saint of the Day

St. Peter of Alcantara (1499-1562)
Despite being born to wealthy noble parents, Peter embraced poverty at the age of sixteen when he became a Franciscan. He was a noted preacher, a mystic, and a writer whose works were used by St. Francis de Sales. He was a friend and confessor of St. Teresa of Avila.

Reflections from the Saints

He does much in the sight of God who does his best, be it ever so little.
– St. Peter of Alcantara
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Life in Christ: Catechism #2465

The Old Testament attests that God is the source of all truth. His Word is truth. His Law is truth. His "faithfulness endures to all generations." Since God is "true," the members of his people are called to live in the truth.