Spiritual Pilgrimage Day 12: Emmaus

Standard

August 5 – EMMAUS – This morning we visit Emmaus. The ancient Roman road the two disciples and the Lord used as they walked is still there…one can walk this same road and contemplate our faith in the Lord. Mass today is in the Church of Emmaus where our Lord broke bread with the two disciples…and “their eyes were opened!” Then we will visit a small village of Ein Karem, where the birthplace of St. John is located. It is here where the Virgin Mary visited Elizabeth, her cousin. Elizabeth’s baby leapt in her womb, that baby was John the Baptist.

Prayer: Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of everlasting life! Bestow upon us a desire to have your Word burn in our hearts and in our minds. Open our eyes, Lord, that we may see you in every Eucharistic celebration. Come, Holy Spirit, renew our faith and help us in our daily walk with Jesus!

Advertisements

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s