"...for my house will be called a house of prayer for all peoples." Isaiah 56:7

"O Lord,...you have been pleased to bless this house of your servant, so that it will always remain. It is you, O Lord, who blessed it, and it will be blessed forever." 1 Chr 17: 26-27

Sr. Marie De Mandat-Grancey Foundation
P.O.Box 275
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 USA

" I am not a priest and cannot bless them, but all that the heart of a mother can ask of God for her children, I ask of Him and will never cease to ask Him." ~ Sister Marie

“The grace of our Lord be with us forever.” ~ Sr. Marie

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A Symphony of Hope

Our Holy Father has set the tone. Our good Shepherd has refocused our eyes through the current darkness to the true beacon of light, Christ our Hope. This all began for me last summer as the theme of hope, the gift of hope, filled me with an understanding of the great gift of Mary's House. To me Mary's House is THE symbol of hope for peace for our times. Hope for peace, conversion, unity, and hope for the possibility to give back to God His people in a way so pleasing to him...through the Daughter, Mother, and Spouse of the Holy Trinity, Mary.

Long ago, God chose Sr. Marie to find and preserve this House of Hope. It seems clear to me that His symphony of hope begun all those years ago with Sr. Marie is about to come to it's beautiful and hope-filled crescendo and we are His instruments. Sr. Marie is leading the musical prayer for us from heaven. She is waiting for us all to join the orchestra and play our part without which the music will not be complete. It's a beautiful piece; it's name is Peace. It is the song which Our Lord, the Prince of Peace, yearns to hear. Our Holy Father has pointed the way! Please come and follow Sr. Marie as she leads us spiritually to Mary's House to participate in this Symphony of Hope.

Consider revisiting just a few of my posts from last summer and fall that focus on this recurrent theme of hope.

The Assumption of Mary, Hope, and Sr. Marie
Be Like Mary; Children of Holy Hope
Our Lady of Hope
Spiritual Solidarity
Our Lady's Tears
Psalm and Scripture of Hope