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THE GIFT OF HOSPITALITY

I recently had the great good fortune to visit our FCJ sisters in Australia and a group of RSCJ sisters in New Zealand.  I saw some amazing scenes of natural beauty and enjoyed the warmth of summer.   39 more words

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SALT OF THE EARTH...LIGHT OF THE WORLD...

One of our sisters died on Saturday 4th February. She was 93 years old and had been an FCJ for more than 70 years. She was still active and her death was sudden and unexpected despite her great age. 80 more words

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Compassionate Solidarity

The news this week has been so breathtakingly shocking that it is hard to know how to begin to express anything about it that makes sense. 34 more words

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THE PEOPLE ON THE TRAIN

I recently made a train journey lasting almost three hours. I was sitting with three other people. Even though at first we were silent and busy with our own thoughts it wasn’t too long before we started to talk. 73 more words

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FINDING GOD IN THE COSMOS

To help with my prayer I am currently using a book called ‘Christ in a grain of sand’by Neil Vaney SM. Vaney describes this as ‘An Ecological Journey With The Spiritual Exercises.’One question that has challenged me is the following “With what sort of eyes do I view the world around me: as pragmatist, farmer, scientist, poet?” (Vaney, p 40) I realise that I am too much of a pragmatist for my own liking. 23 more words

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Walking 1000 Miles

I enjoy New Year. Mainly because I enjoy new starts. I don’t usually make a load of ‘resolutions’ but I do usually settle slowly on one or two actions or choices that I think will have a positive impact on my life. 165 more words

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OUR ASIA-AUSTRALIA PROVINCE ASSEMBLY

Ten days ago we began our Province Assembly in Melbourne. On the afternoon of 26th December we boarded the plane for Melbourne and the Province Assembly. 156 more words

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