Be Like Mary – Treasure things in your heart

Be Like Mary – Treasure things in your heart
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Readings for Today

I had one of the best retreats I have had in a long time. I was at Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky, the Trappist community that Thomas Merton joined. While I am not sure why it was such a good retreat, the outcome was clear. I needed to incorporate more silence and prayer into my life. As we focus today on the Assumption of Mary, if we only think of this glorious ending, we could forget that her life was not easy. She faced so many hardships over the course of her life. But she is often described as having treasured things in her heart. In other words, over and over again she was a woman of prayer and silence. Maybe today we can resolve in some small way, to imitate her.

Homily given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri on August 15, 2018.
Photo by Pixabay.

Be Like Mary – Treasure things in your heart

Be Like Mary – Treasure things in your heart
DePorres Pages Podcasts

 
 
00:00 / 7:08
 
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Readings for Today

I had one of the best retreats I have had in a long time. I was at Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky, the Trappist community that Thomas Merton joined. While I am not sure why it was such a good retreat, the outcome was clear. I needed to incorporate more silence and prayer into my life. As we focus today on the Assumption of Mary, if we only think of this glorious ending, we could forget that her life was not easy. She faced so many hardships over the course of her life. But she is often described as having treasured things in her heart. In other words, over and over again she was a woman of prayer and silence. Maybe today we can resolve in some small way, to imitate her.

Homily given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri on August 15, 2018.
Photo by Pixabay.

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Catholic school teachers, staff and administrators were asked the question, “What does Advent mean to you?” Here are there answers. If you are a Catholic school teacher, staff member or administrator and would like to answer the question for possible use in this video series, send an email to deporres@deporres.net

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Catholic School Reflections: What does Advent mean to me? December 20, 2017

Catholic school teachers, staff and administrators were asked the question, “What does Advent mean to you?” Here are there answers. If you are a Catholic school teacher, staff member or administrator and would like to answer the question for possible use in this video series, send an email to deporres@deporres.net

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Catholic School Reflections: What does Advent mean to me? December 19, 2017

Catholic school teachers, staff and administrators were asked the question, “What does Advent mean to you?” Here are there answers. If you are a Catholic school teacher, staff member or administrator and would like to answer the question for possible use in this video series, send an email to deporres@deporres.net

To listen to other Catholic School Reflections, click here.