Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'July 2016'

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C (July 24, 2016)

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I'm a member of a religious order The Congregation of Holy Cross.Founded in France, we have been in the United States for about 175years. As a result, perhaps, of our long exposure to American culture, ourrelationships with one another are remarkably informal. For instance, allof us, from the...

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C (June 27, 2016)

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Last night I spent some time with a friend whose life, of late, has beenburdened by a great deal of suffering and grief. In speaking about howshe copes with these difficult circumstances, she said she has foundconsolation and inspiration in a particular quotation from the movie,"Shawshank...

Being Present (June 27, 2016)

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Many years back, I had the good fortune to spend a year at the Institute for Spirituality and Worship in Berkeley CA. The plan was to come back to Fatima Retreat House to engage in the ministry of giving retreats and all that goes with that. Three-quarters of the way through the year, the...