The Word Among Us

October 2017 Issue

The Best Hour

Adoration became my refuge during a major test of faith.

By: Lori Mayer

The Best Hour: Adoration became my refuge during a major test of faith. by Lori Mayer

I scarcely realized it at the time, but it was no coincidence that as I fell in love with my husband, he helped me to fall in love with Christ in the Eucharist. It started when I, a faithful Lutheran, began dating Ryan, a Catholic who loved going to adoration. He had received a piece of advice from a friend who told him, “Just get her to adoration, and the Lord will do the rest.”

Following the advice, Ryan invited me every week to pray with him in front of the Blessed Sacrament. The whole idea of adoration was hard...

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