The "Daily Decalogue" provides simple rules that help lead a person to holiness.
In 2006, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone shared in a homily on the feast of John XXIII “the daily decalogue of Pope John XXIII.” It consists of 10 maxims for everyday life — some of which are similar to the “just for today” resolutions that advice columnist Dear Abby ran for many years on New Year’s Day — that put “Pope John’s hope for every Christian into practice: ‘Every believer in this world must be a spark of light, a core of love, life-giving leaven in the mass: and the more he is so, the more he will live, in his innermost depths, in communion with God.'”
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