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The Quiet Tomb

A couple of decades ago I was on a retreat team that hosted a Holy Triduum weekend.  The event ended up being one of the most profound experiences of my life.  We created a rich and powerful journey for the … Continue reading

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Soul-Guardian

Vocation Sunday and Good Shepherd Sunday have marvelous readings today.  I proclaimed the second one tonight at mass.  As I had prepared earlier in the day, the final words spoke to me: …now you have returned to the shepherd and … Continue reading

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Silently Waiting

One of my favourite memories of Holy Saturday is part of a weekend spent out at a local retreat centre that sadly no longer exists.  Families, couples, and singles gathered to spend the Triduum together.  They were greeted at the … Continue reading

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Go with the Flow

I had a busy day of sorts. I had gotten a good 9 hours of deep sleep and hope to still get to bed relatively early tonight so this will be a shorter blog. I had a few things to … Continue reading

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Strive to be Free

As part of an Ignatian Lay Volunteer Group, I have been reading Chris Lowney’s book, Pope Francis, Why He Leads the Way He Leads, an enlightening book on leadership. Lowney examines Pope Francis/Fr. Bergoglio’s values and leadership style in light … Continue reading

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Veni Sancti Spiritus

Breathe into me, Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy. Move in me, Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy. Attract my heart, Holy Spirit, that I may love only what is holy. Strengthen me, Holy … Continue reading

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Fatima and Sheep

I was in Fatima just a few short weeks ago which seems quite distant now. On this day 99 years ago, Mary appeared to the three young shepherd children, responding that she had come from Heaven. She would appear five … Continue reading

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