1 Sam. 3:1-10
When I was a small boy my father usually read to me from a story book at bed time, before I said my night time prayers and went to sleep. When my grandmother was visiting, usually once or twice a year, she would tell me a Bible story. One of the earliest of those that I remember was the story of the boy Samuel in the Temple that we heard as today’s first reading.
I was too young to understand why Samuel was sleeping in the Temple, but I understood enough to know that he was there learning to serve God. Read More
1 Sam. 3:1-10 / Mt. 9:35-38
On Ember Friday, we are asked to pray for the choice of fit persons for the ministry. We can find this theme reflected in the readings for today.
The reading from 1st Samuel is about a significant incident early in the life of the boy Samuel. Read More