June 9th: Virtues are formed by prayer

June 9th: Virtues are formed by prayer

"Virtues are formed by prayer.  Prayer preserves temperance.  Prayer suppresses anger.  Prayer prevents emotions of pride and envy.  Prayer draws into the soul the Holy Spirit, and raises man to Heaven." Saint Ephrem of Syria - Doctor of the Church - Feast Day June 9th Saint Ephrem was a great writer and defender of the faith.  Saint Ephrem also was …

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