The Entry of Eternity into Time

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In our relation to the ‘God who is to come’ how do we wait? What is the interior demeanor that is asked of each of us if we are to receive this new manifestation of God’s life within us and in our midst? With our liturgy we have taken the first step into Advent; we are blessed to have these days to quiet down inside, to listen, to let go, to wait with our deepest longing.

December 02, 2018 Read More

Listen, Child of God

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Ephphatha, be opened.  What opens the ear to hear?  Is it not true that when the heart is open we are able to hear?  Feel into this reality for a moment: when my heart is closed or hardened by harsh judgments, hurt, presumptions, shadow stuff, worries, and you can add to the list, we do not hear.  We hear only our noise.

September 09, 2018 Read More

Loving with God Love

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“What God longs for us to do is to live in the truth Jesus reveals.  This means believing in God’s absolute, unconditional love, not in a notional way but one that transforms our attitudes and whole approach to life” (Essence of Prayer, p.51-52).  Th

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August 19, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

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Saint Paulinus of Nola (d. 431)Saints John Fisher and Thomas More (d. 1535)
Mallard ducks at home on the Mattole River
Readings of the day: RB 18:1-6 The Order for Reciting the PsalmsMass: 2 K 11:1-4, 9-18, 20; Resp Ps 132; Mt 6:19-23
WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS, THER

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June 22, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time: Saint Bede the Venerable (673-735)

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Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary TimeSaint Bede the Venerable (673-735)
Readings of the day: RB 6 Restraint of SpeechMass: Jm 5:9-12; Resp Ps 103; Mk 10:1-12


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