"So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect." (Matthew 5:48)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Appropriate Utterance

        Today is the Memorial of St. Agatha. The optional Memorial Psalm Response was: Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit from Psalms 31. Before Jesus breathed his last on the cross, he cried out, "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit." After receiving Holy Communion, I felt that this utterance was also most appropriate for us to express our readiness to abandon ourselves to God. 

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