A Long Apprenticeship to Silence

June 5, 2009 § Leave a comment

O Christ, Grant that I may love with Thy Sacred Heart.

O Christ, Grant that I may love with Thy Sacred Heart.

At the core of devotion to the Sacred Heart is a passing-over into the prayer of Christ to the Father, a long apprenticeship to silence by which we begin to let the Heart of Christ speak in us and for us to the Father. (Thomas Merton)

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