Saturday, June 9, 2018

His Word Today: the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Good morning everyone,

Saint Paul's words to Timothy sound as though they were written just yesterday: For the time will come, he says, when people will not tolerate sound doctrine but, following their own desires and insatiable curiosity, will accumulate teachers and will stop listening to the truth ... (2 Tim 4:3).

Even if this appears to be the case, we must always proclaim the word ... be persistent in doing so (2 Tim 4:2), and we must constantly seek out the occasions when we encounter hearts that are receptive to the Word.  We cannot do this alone.  Instead, we must call on the assistance of those who have gone before us, and who better to help us than our heavenly mother?

Today, the Church celebrates the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  Like yesterday's celebration of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, today's commemoration reminds us that Mary has an immaculate and maternal heart that is always ready and willing to welcome us, to listen to our pleas and she will always find a way to help us carry out her Son's desire.

Have a great day.

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