Prayer Slows the World Down

Posted April 29, 2017 10:58 pm by Mark

Prayer Slows the World Down

THE NOW WORD ON MASS READINGS
for April 29th, 2017
Saturday of the Second Week of Easter
Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena
Liturgical texts here

 
IF time feels as if it is speeding up, prayer is what will “slow” it down.

Prayer is what takes the heart, constrained by the body to the temporal moment, and places it into the eternal moment. Prayer is what draws the Savior near, He who is the calmer of Storms and the Master of Time, as we see in today’s Gospel when the disciples set out upon the sea.

The sea was stirred up because a strong wind

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