Grace: To imitate the patience, humility, and forgetfulness of self exhibited in the saints who follow Christ. Text for Prayer: Luke 2: 22-38 Reflection: Many of you who read this blog may be interested in the Spiritual Exercises because you know the Exercises to be a powerful tool for discernment, for discovering God’s will for… Read more »
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Grace: For an intimate knowledge of our Lord Jesus who offered Himself to us so that we might know how to offer ourselves to Him. Prelude: Journey to Jerusalem with the Holy Family. Listen to their conversations. Eat with them. Hold the Child for Mary every once in a while. Watch as Mary and Joseph dedicate… Read more »
Grace: I ask for intimate knowledge of the Lord Jesus who for me lived as an infant under the faithful and tender care of Mary and Joseph. Text: Luke 2:22-38 Reflection: After Jesus is born and circumcised Mary and Joseph take their newly first-born son to Jerusalem. This is in order to live in accordance… Read more »
Grace: To share in the gratitude of Mary for the Gift given her by the Father. Text for Prayer: Lk. 2:21-38 Reflection: Mary knew from the very beginning that God acts. That God takes the initiative. She knew that better than anyone ever has. And she trusts His divine action. She said yes at the… Read more »