Given humankind’s fallen state, God had to do something radical to move men’s hearts to conversion; otherwise, we would hardly have noticed.
The recent Pew Forum survey findings articulate what we already know: we’re in the midst of a terrible crisis of faith. There’s lots of reasons for it. Perhaps the most crucial question is, what do you believe about the Eucharist?
“Come, follow Me.” Have you heard those words? If you haven’t, you’ve not been paying attention. Maybe you’ve been too immersed in the noise of the world. Maybe you’ve plugged your ears. Maybe you’re afraid. Hurt. Injured.
Sit at the Master’s feet, as did Mary. She chose the better part because she is seated at the feet of Wisdom Incarnate, Jesus Christ, who is not only the source of all truth but is Truth Itself.
St. Pio popularized a wonderful devotional prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. He used to pray this novena every day for those who asked his intercession.