Blog & Pastor Letters

Sitting in Silence


As we sit in silence before the Lord, we are irradiated by His Eucharistic presence. We all need "radiation therapy"— and to receive it, we only need to be present, just as in sunbathing we only need to be present to the ultra-violet radiation of the sun. Especially in our age, which is so heavily bombarded with words– reading materials, radio, audio tapes, videos, and TV– we all need times to listen to the Lord, who speaks in a very special language called silence.

How beautifully St. Maria Faustina describes her long, silent "talks" with the Lord:

Silence is so powerful a language that it reaches the throne of the living God. Silence is His language, though secret, yet living and powerful.