Day 33: House of Gold, Pray for Us!

I say, “Nothing but the best for God” …like that woman in the New Testament who anointed the body of Jesus. She splurged that day, and broke open the alabaster jar of ointment of pure nard and anointed the body of Jesus.  Only Judas complained that it could have been sold for three hundred denarii, about fifteen thousand dollars today, and the money could have been given to the poor. Judas knew the cost of everything but the value of nothing.  A golden house for the Lord, a precious tabernacle, an exquisite work of art: that is Mary. But how much would a house of gold cost to build? Just the one thousand square foot floor on the first level at a half inch thick would be $150MM. Imagine that! And Our Lady, the house for the Lord, is a like a house of gold.

House of Gold, pray for the Church and the nation.

On Saturdays we pray the Joyful Mysteries.


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Rev. Francis J. Hoffman, "Fr. Rocky" is the Executive Director/CEO of Relevant Radio and a priest of Opus Dei.