Taking Ownership of the Magnificat

Those of us who pray Morning and Evening Prayers are familiar with the Gospel Canticles of Zechariah and the Blessed Virgin Mary. As Vespers nears it’s closure, we recite the beautiful Magnificat from the Gospel of Luke, which is the prayer Mary says in response to her cousin Elizabeth’s greeting. For a long time now,…

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Snoozing During Adoration

I did not sleep well Tuesday night. I tossed and turned, catching a few minutes here and there, until midnight. I got up, grabbed my iPad, and started reading Stealing Jenny. Finally, about halfway through the book (and about 3 am), I felt tired enough that I could get to sleep. Unfortunately, Wednesday was not…

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