Read the scriptures for Friday of Week Twenty-Seven in Ordinary Time, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, at this link.
my word your home
The heart of the home in years past was the hearth.
It was at the hearth that the family gathered for the warmth and light of the flame and the food that was prepared there.
The fire was treated with respect since the same flame which provided energy for the home could just as easily destroy it.