July 13 - Saint Henry II
Henry was a German Duke of the 2nd century. He was crowned emperor and worked with vigor and dedication for his people. Henry defended justice, fought for peace, and promoted reform in the church. He encouraged the construction of new monasteries and churches. He married Cunegund who was also declared a saint.
“The present glory passes and does not make sense while it is possessed unless we can see in it a gleam of eternity.” St. Henry II
Have you ever been called to leadership? Do you think being a leader means having honor and a high position? Do you realize the difficulties it could mean?