Marie du jour 2021, 5 May: Père Jacques

Let us likewise place ourselves in the presence of the Virgin Mary, our model of contemplation, who listened faithfully to God throughout her life. Let us ask her to teach us how to listen to God, to grasp his words, and to live them out.

Servant of God Père Jacques de Jésus, O.C.D.
Retreat for the Carmel of Pontoise
Conference 1, Monday 6 September 1943
 The Virgin Mary
Mikhail Vasilyevich Nesterov (Russian, 1862–1942)
Oil on canvas
Private collection

Jacques, P 2005, Listen to the silence: a retreat with Père Jacques, translated from the French and edited by Murphy F, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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