St. John Eudes — Confessor August 19

St. Eudes did much to promote devotion to the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. He founded the religious of Jesus and Mary, known as the Eudists and also the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity.

God, Who didst wonderfully inflame blessed John the Confessor to promote the public worship of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, and through him didst will to found new religious families in the Church; grant, we beseech Thee, that we who venerate his merits may also be taught by the example of his virtues. — Collect

The Imitation of Christ
Better is it to lie hid and take diligent care of thyself, than neglecting thyself, to work miracles.
Ideal
St. John Eudes was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1925. Gifted with a strong personality, he used his power to attract others to the practice of virtue.
Today
Every saint is a strong personality. Sometimes the power of their personality is evident only after death. If you wish to develop your gift of personality, become a saint.
Slogan
And five of them were foolish and five of them were wise.