No. 25 Saturday
This Saturday had
its own inbuilt aspects. The often heart breaking reality of not
being able to affect or help a 'child', a beloved child, and
that in this our Mother Mary is expert. Not only was She not
able to change the course of Her Sons agony but had to witness
it, yet hope in the action of Her Father in Heaven. She also
now feels the pain of all mothers for their children, especially
the lost ones.
On Saturday I was
acutely aware of this and begged Her help.
Jesus reminded me
several times of the imperative to love without reserve and that
grace would overcome all if used.
Again a Day for
Saints and Holy Souls.
I reflected on St.
Jane Frances Chantal, Foundress of the Visitandine Sisters, and
also St. Paul of the Cross, Founder of the Congregation of the
I prayed for various deceased friends and acquaintances.