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Audrey's vows - in her own words...

Dear family & friends,

Today I celebrated my First Profession as a religious sister in the order of the Faithful Companions of Jesus. It is a surreal but joyful milestone for me. 788 more words

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Audrey's First Vows

Audrey will make her first vows today. The Mass will take place in a small chapel in Manila. I will keep you all in my heart and prayer on this happy day. 12 more words

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LOOK BEYOND OURSELVES THIS ADVENT...

I went to church on Saturday evening in the hopes of a new beginning for Advent. As I tried to catch my breath at the insane pace of life I must admit I was hardly thinking of God. 180 more words

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Discernment - when unsure

Ignatius talks of three ‘times’ of discernment; the first refers to moments of great clarity; the second, to times of inner conflict between attraction to two or more good choices. 130 more words

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WORLD DAY OF THE POOR...

It is heartening that Pope Francis has called us to greater responsibility for the issue of world poverty and it is much needed.  In trying to work out my response to this urgent call to a more just world I have been influenced in recent years by the philosophy of the Pacamama Alliance.  68 more words

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Discernment - A reasonable consideration

I remember clearly as a child thinking that when people ‘found their
vocation’ it was because God had somehow sent them a clear message (like a voice speaking or a flash of light). 138 more words

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Times of Discernment - Clarity

There are moments in our lives when we are faced with a choice and we simply KNOW what we must do. There is a great clarity about what God is asking and we are freely able to respond because regardless of the consequences… 201 more words

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