Thursday, March 8, 2007

Patron Saint of Cooks

St. Martha Vincenzo Campi, Christ in the House of Mary and Martha. Picture courtesy of Women for Faith and Family

No guessing as to why St. Martha would be a patron saint of cooks and homemakers. Remember, Mary chose the best part and it wa

Jesus entered a village
where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him.
She had a sister named Mary
who sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak.
Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said,
“Lord, do you not care
that my sister has left me by myself to do the serving?
Tell her to help me.”
The Lord said to her in reply,
“Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things.
There is need of only one thing.
Mary has chosen the better part
and it will not be taken from her.”

Lk 10:38-42


k.t. said...

What a nice blog!

Esther said...

Thank you K.T.