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Immediately aware that power had gone forth from him, Jesus turned about in the crowd and said, “Who touched my clothes?” - Mark 5:30 (NRSV)

On a family vacation to New York City, I went to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, thinking it would be a quiet place to pray and reflect during a break from our hectic pace of shopping and visiting museums. As I entered the cathedral, however, it seemed more like an exhibition hall...

Today's Prayer
Loving God, thank you for being with us in the crowded places as well as the quiet ones. Help us to remember that nothing can separate us from you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 5:25-34

Thought for the Day

Nothing can prevent me from spending time with God.

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