Money has no real power, no matter how much you have. Or so I thought. My perception changed when I visited House of Mary Shrine in Yankton, South Dakota.
Through the centuries, Our Lady of Prompt Succor has continued her work, bringing quick help to those who seek her aid. Visitors from all over the world have come to the shrine, and it’s common to see the faithful kneeling or resting in the pews as they pour out their hearts to her.
As St. Joseph so humbly and diligently worked at his carpentry trade to provide for the Holy Family, we, too, are called to labor in humility and diligence for the greater glory of God.
Do you know the date and place of the First Thanksgiving? If you guessed 1621 and Plymouth, Massachusetts, you are wrong. Surprised? Me too.