As part of the OCSO General Chapter, participants, Abbots, Abbesses and delegates attended a Papal Audience. In his talk, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of dreams. Dom Bernardus, our newly elected Abbot General, opened this year's chapter by inviting all the Superiors of our Order to share their dreams. Over the course of the 3-week meeting in Assisi, the Superiors worked on many issues facing us today, but they also left room for creative responses to the challenges and opportunities.
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. ...
Saturday of the Thirty-Fourth, or Last, Week in Ordinary Time
For the Poor Souls in Purgatory
Saturday Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saints: Saint Leonard of Porto Maurizio (1676-1751); Saint John Berchmans (1599-1621)
Readings of the Day
Rule of Saint Benedict: Ch 47 Announcing the Hours for the Work of God
Mass: Rev 22:1-7; Resp Ps 95; Lk 21:34-36An angel showed me the river of life-giving water.
MARY, QUEEN OF PEACE,OUR LADY OF VAILANKANNI,OUR LADY OF ...