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40 Days

Last week we talked about Mardi Gras. This means it is only natural that this week we talk about Lent. I was pretty excited because it was my week to lead. 687 more words

Follow My Lead

Lenten Community

Last week we reflected on the first of three aspects of Lent that I find are not prominent in our current Catholic Culture; tonight, we delve into the second. 939 more words


Starbucks & Temperance | Lenten Discernment

For the month leading up to Ash Wednesday, I was really feeling the Lenten pressure.

What should I give up that will be meaningful, yet do-able? 687 more words

Daily Life

Back to the Basics - Sermon on Mark 8.22-26

Mark 8.22-26

They came to Bethsaida. Some people brought a blind man to him and begged him to touch him. He took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village; and when he had put saliva on is eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, “Can you see anything?” And the man looked up and said, “I can see people, but they look like trees, walking.” Then Jesus laid his hands on his eyes again; and he looked intently and his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly. 2,006 more words

New Testament

A Monk's Chronicle: 2 March 2015 -- Make Lent the Cornerstone

Make Lent the Cornerstone

Lent has a reassuring rhythm in the monastery.  We see it in little tweaks that carry through into Holy Week, such as a second reading at evening prayer.   1,022 more words

Saint John's Abbey

Here's the thing about February

February flew! We celebrated 100 days of school, Valentines Day, and Dominican Independence Day. I played a lot of euchre, house sat with my favorite furry friends, and saw some whales! 777 more words

Check This Out!

God spoke

One day I was taking a nap, and decided to listen to the bible. I have an audio bible on my computer, that I have placed on my laptop, and I have these speakers close to my bed, while I was listening to the… 354 more words