Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the stresses of the current world order? Covid, masks?, Afghanistan, Haiti, drought, flooding, civil unrest, inflation, etc. All present cause for concern in our lives. What should our response be as Catholics? “O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything!” Find this beautiful prayer in the Novena of Surrender to Jesus. This prayer was given to Fr. Don Dolindo Ruotolo who was a Neapolitan priest (1882-1970), stigmatized miracle worker and “mouthpiece of the Holy Spirit”. You can see from this novena that much of what our Lord wants flies in the face of normal human inclination and reason. We can only rise to this level of thinking through the grace of God and the help of the Holy Spirit. All nine days of the Novena can be found on FORMED at