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Est 4:17 k-m, r-t

Reading for the memorial of St Edith Stein

In those days Queen Esther took refuge with the Lord in the mortal peril which had overtaken her. She took off her sumptuous robes and put on sorrowful mourning. Instead of expensive perfumes, she covered her head with ashes and dung. She mortified her body severely, and the former scenes of her happiness and elegance were now littered with tressestorn from her hair. Read More


Raising his eyes to heaven, Jesus said: “Father, glorify your Son (…), so that, just as you have given him power over all humanity, he may give eternal life to all those you have entrusted to him.  And eternal life is this: to know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent” (Jn 17:2-3). Read More