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HAPPY CHILDREN IN OUR SCHOOL: SE-KAMI!

It’s Wednesday afternoon and the house is filled with the sweetly discordant sound of young children singing – some of them barely out of babyhood!  Twice a week the children come to our house. 93 more words

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God is revealed in the particular.

I spend much of my time doing spiritual direction or retreat work. It is a very privileged ministry where I get to ‘watch God at work’ in someone else’s life. 189 more words

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CELEBRATING ST STANISLAUS

Yesterday we celebrated the feast of St Stanislaus. Like the Jesuits we FCJs celebrate this day as a special feast for novices. We have two novitiate groups at this point in time: one in London and the other in Ende, Indonesia (this group is usually in Yogyakarta). 124 more words

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November - Remembering the future

Last year I shared this quote. I have just come across it again and it still speaks to me. As we enter into this month of November when we remember in a particular way those who have died, it gives us perhaps a different perspective. 90 more words

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CHOOSE THE LOWEST PLACE

Today’s Gospel (Luke 14:1, 7-11) is a good one for me on days like this when I am travelling. It reminds me to let things be and not to let irritation get the better of me when people jump the queue to check in or when things don’t go according to plan. 79 more words

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PRAY ALWAYS...

Today’s Gospel (Luke 18: 1-8) is a timely reminder to me of the need to be constant in prayer. I have learned of the importance of prayer over the years. 77 more words

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Love Lifts

I once asked a bird,
“How is it that you fly in this gravity
Of darkness?”
She responded,
“Love lifts
Me.”

Hafiz

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the sadness and suffering around you?

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