So yes, last week I started sharing about our recent National Conference but went off on a tangent. The weekend was about celebrating the past and preparing for the future. 517 more words
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In his book Notes from the Underground, Donald Cozzens speaks in the second major chapter about Communion, and as part of that chapter speaks about intimacy, and the absolute need of all human beings, regardless of the state of life, for true intimacy. 779 more words
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Of these three virtues, perhaps only hope isn’t dangerous. Yet hope, too, is dangerous because it sustains faith and encourages love. And where there’s faith, that is trust, in the loving plan of God and where there is love, that is, wanting what is best for others, there we find the whispers of Gospel revolution leading to the Reign of God.
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Hope, grounded in the Paschal Mystery, allows us to get the joke – that we are saved in Christ and that no earthly calamity can do us in, in any ultimate sense, for “nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.” Hilaire Belloc’s familiar lines – “Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine, there’s always laughter and good red wine.