Waiting in line

One of our seminarians who was in DC when the body of former president Reagan was at the Capital Rotunda went to view the casket.  He got in line at 10:30 p.m.  Guess when he actually got into the Rotunda?  Shortly before 6 a.m.  He had a number of conversations during the wait, as you might imagine.  Asked if he would ever do such a thing again, he said yes.  He waited 6 1/2 hours!

A prayer from the Diary of St. Faustina

God of great mercy, who deigned to send us Your only-begotten Son as the greatest proof of Your fathomless love and mercy, You do not reject sinners; but in Your boundless mercy You have opened for them also Your treasures, treasures from which they can draw abundantly, not only justification, but also all the sanctity that a soul can attain. Father of great mercy, I desire that all hearts turn with confidence to Your infinite mercy. No one will be justified before You if he is not accompanied by Your unfathomable mercy. When You reveal the mystery of Your mercy to us, there will not be enough of eternity to properly thank You for it. (1122)

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