Today was established by Pope Francis as the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. As we remember the Joachim and Anne the grandparents of Jesus this week, we ask for blessings on all our grandparents and seniors.
In today’s gospel Jesus goes to a certain place to pray. He seems to know the secret of where and how to converse with God his Father. The apostles see how important this relationship is in Jesus’ life and they ask, “Lord, teach US how to pray.” Let’s take a look at how Jesus answers them with a prayer, a parable and through the eyes of a saint.