O Mary, Seat of Wisdom–Pray For Us!

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 Hello everyone! Today’s post, for the Saturday devotion to the Blessed Mother, is a prayer invoking “Mary, Seat of Wisdom,” for assistance in instruction. I figured that – with so many students returning to school – it would fitting to post such a prayer. The prayer which I am posting below, was penned by the great patron (and student himself): St. Thomas Aquinas. Let us pray, that the students of 2011-2012 follow the example, set forth by this wise saint, and find solace and instruction in “Mary, Seat of Wisdom.”

 O Mary, Seat of Wisdom, so many persons of common intellect have made through your intercession admirable progress in their studies. I hereby choose you as my guardian and patron of my studies. I humbly ask you to obtain for me the grace of the Holy Spirit, so that from now on I can understand more quickly, retain more readily, and express myself more fluently. May the example of my life serve to honor you and your Son, Jesus. Amen.

                                 -St. Thomas Aquinas

    (prayer taken from Pure Faith Jason Evert 107)

 Thank you and don’t forget to offer little acts of love to our Blessed Mother on her special day.

About KJ JMJ

Hello. My name is Ken. I have been discerning the Call for quite a long time, since I was knee high and my Grandpa took me to Holy Hill. I am particularly discerning a vocation as a Discalced Carmelite Friar. I hope this blog offers some assistance to you in discerning your own vocation. Please visit this blog often and journey with me as we all discover the call that God has given to each us.
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1 Response to O Mary, Seat of Wisdom–Pray For Us!

  1. Aida L Bacas, OCDS says:

    Surrender to God’s will…contemplatives suffer more.

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