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Saint Days: Augustine of Canterbury, Archbishop of Canterbury and Missionary

God, in his promises to hear our prayers, is desirous to bestow Himself upon us; if you find anything better than Him, ask it; but if you ask anything beneath Him, you put an affront upon Him, and hurt yourself by preferring to Him a creature which He framed: Pray in the spirit and sentiment of love, in which the royal prophet said to Him, 'Thou, O Lord, are my portion.' Let others choose to themselves portions among creatures, for my part, You are my portion, You alone I have chosen for my whole inheritance.

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Saint Days: Arthur Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, Ecumenist, and Teacher of the Faith

Ramsey's "life was rooted in prayer, worship and a sense of the reality of God, yet this was all tempered with a sense of humor which prevented it from ever degenerating into pomposity or unreal pietism. This spiritual depth was just as important for his leadership in an unsettled time as was his intellectual and theological power." 

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