Thursday, February 23, 2012

In the Desert with Jesus

Fr. Mark quotes the holy Benedictine abbess, Mother Mechtilde de Bar:
We must flee from creatures, withdraw into solitude, and keep a profound silence, and, through these things, enter into the dispositions of Our Lord Jesus Christ. It is not necessary that we should go looking for Him in the deserts of Palestine, where once He withdrew and fasted for forty days. He is solitary in the desert of the Most Holy Sacrament: there He has taken upon Himself the sins of all men, becoming (for our sakes) the penitent of the Eternal Father. (Read entire post.)

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