Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them. His mother treasured all these things in her heart.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and in years, and in divine and human favor.
even you had to grow in wisdom.
As school starts,
give all students an eagerness
to discover and learn.
Give all teachers the gift
to inspire and accompany students
along the jounrey of awe and wonder
that leads to wisdom.
may we all,
no matter our age,
follow your example
and increase in wisdom and in years,
and in divine and human favor.