We have been hearing a lot about Jesus healing people this season.
As Jesus travels around, he is healing not just the person he encounters, but the people around them; they begin to grow in believing Jesus came to heal the world. When Jesus says God sends out laborers, the fields of our life are being taken care of. That is, what we often pray for is being tended to.
There’s something each family and person can do: say a prayer. Any prayer you know, or make one up! As we pray, we are the laborers being sent to the vineyard, no matter what, that’s something we can all do with great expectations that God will hear and care for us.
Lord, we ask that you hear our prayers and bless our families this holy day!
How have prayers made a difference in your life?
About Father David Marcham
Reverend David S. Marcham is the Vice Postulator for the Cause of Venerable Patrick Peyton, and Director of the Father Peyton Guild, whose members pray for Father Peyton’s beatification and spread his message of the importance of Family Prayer. Prior to becoming a seminarian, Father David was a physical therapist and clinical instructor, serving hospital inpatients and outpatients throughout the greater Boston area for eleven years. In 1998 he heard the call to priesthood and was ordained in the Archdiocese of Boston in 2005. Father David grew up in Quincy, MA, and has fond memories of playing soccer, tennis and running track. You’re never without a friend when Father David is around, as he welcomes everyone into his circle with a smile on his face!