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Reflections

Silence Speaks To The Soul

Knock Shrine. Co. Mayo sees some 1.5 million people visit every year. The story of Knock began on 21st August 1879 when Our Lady, St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist, an altar with a cross and a lamb with adoring angels appeared at the south gable of Knock Parish Church. The apparition was witnessed by fifteen people, young and old. The apparition at Knock was silent. No voice was heard, no message was spoken. The apparition was enough.

We live in a world of mass communication and noise. Today, it is possible to communicate by e-mail, text message, fax, and video conferencing. We have satellite television and radio beamed across the world and yet we can spent our life surrounded by technology and never take the time to experience the joy of silence.

It is only in the moments of silence that we can contemplate God at work in our World. Like Jesus take time away, up the hill, across the lake, retreat. In the silence, let God enter your life.

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