WHITEHORN, California — The first time I visited my sisters here at Redwoods Monastery was in mid-June of 1994. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 26 years since that initial brief visit to this wonderful community, in this place of truly awesome beauty. Since that first three-day stay, as I remember it, I’ve been coming down here almost every year, from my home community of Guadalupe Abbey near Carlton, for longer stays. I’ve consistently been helping with their Holy Week and Easter liturgies. This has meant being here for two, sometimes three, weeks in March and April.
Every journey is a liminal space, an in-between time, spanning where I am now and where I hope to end up. While a journey often involves some physical travel, a meaningful journey is accompanied by a displacement of a habitual dispositions and mindsets, while engaging an inner dimension. ...
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
International Day of the Sea: A day to remember seafarers in prayer
Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 34 Distribution of Goods According to Need
Mass: :10-11; Resp Ps 65; Is 55Rom 8:18-23; Mt 13:1-12
The seed that falls on good ground will yield a fruitful harvest.