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A LITTLE GIRL CRYING

The other day I saw the face of a little girl on the news that has haunted me ever since. There was no name with the picture. 143 more words

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Earth Hour

FCJ Sisters from around the world joined in with EARTH HOUR, the global action of solidarity. Here are some messages from sisters in different parts of the world. 345 more words

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RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS

In the face of yet another act of wanton violence it is difficult to know how to respond. Words seem so inadequate. I am trying to take time to pray – and reflect on the ways I too contribute to the cycle of violence. 40 more words

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To incarnate contemplative presence

As part of my ministry I work as a chaplain to a university. It’s a ministry that has taught me a lot about the importance of contemplative presence and fidelity. 139 more words

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OIL-BASED BIBLE QUIZ: FOOLISH OR WISE?

The other day I misread the reference for the Gospel of the day and instead of praying with Matthew 23:1-12, I mistakenly used Matthew 25:1-12 (The parable of the wise and foolish bridesmaids). 261 more words

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Rice and Beans

This year I am trying the TearFund Mean Bean Challenge.

It is a simple idea – eat only rice and beans for a week. As much rice and beans as you want. 163 more words

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Companionship renews us

One of our Companions in Mission groups in the UK met together yesterday for a day of walking. It is a group who live in different parts of the UK and so we met in the middle of the country and found a nice route for a walk and a picnic. 66 more words

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