St. Katharine Drexel (1858-1955) expected Pope Leo XIII to say yes to her request for missionaries to minister to indigenous people in the US Pacific Northwest. But the pope suggested she herself become a missionary. His challenge led to Katharine’s nearly 40 years of service as a woman religious.
you asked that the cup might pass you,
then accepted God’s will.
Help me to accept what is asked of me.
Do something at home or at work or in your parish that you’ve been waiting for someone else to take on.