Dearest friends, thank you so much for the prayers for Petunia’s surgery today. The surgery went well, the doctor thinks she was able to remove all of the growth. Tune has a four-inch scar up her belly but seems to be doing okay. Now we wait. The biopsy results could come in as early as Wednesday or in a week’s time. Sigh. In the meantime she’ll continue to be doted upon in the manner to which she has become accustomed.
Dearest monks, artists, and pilgrims, We continue this week with an excerpt from Day 3 of our new Birthing the Holy prayer cycle exploring Mary as Star of the Sea and Vessel of Grace. Below is an excerpt of the Prayers of Concern from Morning Prayer. O