Today’s Prayer: May 10, 2020

One of the great images of the Second Vatican Council was viewing a family as a domestic Church. This is a natural outcome when the Church is seen as the Bride of Christ, for it is this relationship that marriage is called to emulate.

Today’s Prayer: May 9, 2020

Jealousy and envy can be difficult things for us to admit to in our lives. We do not usually tell others we are jealous of them, or that we envy this or that thing. Someone else gets recognition for something, when I think it should be me, and I feel jealous. Someone has something I want, and I can envy them.

Today’s Prayer: May 8, 2020

Just think of it. From all eternity, Jesus has a place in heaven prepared for us. He has shown us the way to this place, because he himself is the way. He has given us a preview of his relationship with him here on earth, as a foretaste of the eternal relationship he calls us to share with him in heaven for ever.

Today’s Prayer: May 7, 2020

Sometimes when we think of Jesus, we consider him to be only a little better than we are. We can reduce him to being simply a very nice guy, perhaps even someone we admire.

But again and again we are reminded that Jesus is so much more. Jesus is the second person of the Blessed Trinity. He is the divine Son of God. He is, as we are reminded by Saint John the Baptist, so great, that even John the Baptist, his cousin, feels unworthy to unfasten his sandals.

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