“Mary’s openness to the blessings of God chart a way forward for humanity toward an eternal sacred order before which the exigencies of each historical moment must yield.” – Dr. Anthony Lilles
“The Father desires much more for you: He wants you to come to a knowledge of himself.” – John Knowles
“Gazing upon Christ Crucified through meditation is the pathway to receive this Love into our very being and begin to be transformed by it.” -Amy Knight
So often we are our own worst enemy when it comes to prayer. Claire Dwyer points out the ways we sabotage ourselves.
“If we want Ash Wednesday Catholics to become All Sunday Catholics, maybe we can learn to build on what brings them in the first place and be less anxious to echo the opening words of Jesus’ public ministry, ‘Repent and Believe the Gospel!’” – Monsignor Charles Pope