Come away with Me, by yourselves, to a deserted place and rest for a while.  - Mk 6:31

Reflection. On this feast day of St. Mark, we pause to look into the face and the eyes of Jesus.  Close the door of the soul to all the noise of the outside world, and there, alone with God, pray slowly the words Jesus taught us.

Prayer. Our Father Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy Name; They Kingdom come; …