Monthly Archives: May 2015

Community of Saints

Trinity Sunday reminds us that faith is not a solo act. The Triune God–Creator, Son and Spirit–models for us that we are to be a community. God calls us to live together in harmony. The Trinity often puzzles people and … Continue reading

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Bigger Footsteps

On my pilgrimage last summer, I fell in love with Assisi. I had some mystical moments there that have remained with me. When I mentioned this to a friend of mine who was visiting from the United States, she told … Continue reading

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Glory Remains

I have been thinking about Oscar Romero since Sunday’s beatification. Often I recommend to my retreatants during the Fourth Week of the Spiritual Exercises to watch the film of his life story. If you want to know how to serve … Continue reading

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Drinking the Cup

I must have read this Gospel passage from Mark 10 numerous times in my life but only today did a line jump out at me that I did not recognize. Odd how that happens with the Gospel. Mark 10:32 says … Continue reading

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Three Weeks

Three weeks ago today I closed my eyes without knowing if I would open them again. I took a breath in Yah and a breath out weh. Yahweh. I have no further memories until I saw a light and heard … Continue reading

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All Things Are Possible

Today’s Gospel has a man attached to his many possessions questioning Christ about what must be done to inherit eternal life. The man is shocked when Jesus says he must sell everything, give the money to the poor, and follow … Continue reading

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Come Spirit Come!

The Advocate descends upon us today, on this most holy and yet often overlooked feast day of Pentecost. The Apostles were gathered all together in one place when the Holy Spirit arrives and fire-like tongues light upon each one present, … Continue reading

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Follow Me!

The wind blows in all kinds of directions and we may lose our way or become disoriented. I try to keep my gaze on the Son as much as possible. In both yesterday’s and today’s Gospels, Christ invites Peter to … Continue reading

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Which Direction?

We make choices every day. Sometimes we choose not to make a decision which means something unfolds not necessarily to our liking. Through my illness and recovery I am finding out all sorts of things about myself regarding boundaries and … Continue reading

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Sunny Hours

The place where I am recuperating has a fabulous healing quality about it. I am sitting outside, listening to the water spill out into a pond. The sun dial has this message that brought a smile to my face: I┬ácount … Continue reading

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