OUR LADY OF LOURDES

  FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Monday, February 11, 2019 OUR LADY of LOURDES  WORD of the DAY  Bless the LORD, my soul! LORD, my God, you are great indeed! You are clothed with majesty and splendor! (Psalm 104)   How shall I live this Word?   The beautiful expressions of Psalm 104 speak of the deep amazement of those who do not have opaque souls, blurred by the sands of indifference before the marvels of creation. Lord, grant that I too may have this human, spiritual sensitivity when I see a spectacular sunset or a sea in the midst of a storm.  Grant me times of contemplative silence where praising You increases my capacity to marvel, to enjoy, to ennoble my identity as a woman, as a man who is the child of a Father who is Omnipotent and the Creator.  THE VOICE OF Sr. Maria of Campello, consecrated hermit, to Primo Mazzolaro Dear Fr. Primo, everyone’s brother, I have understood to my great joy and tenderness that you are also the brother of every creature; that you participate even in the life of the smallest plant in your garden.   Daughters of Mary Help of Christians,...