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"God is God, and our substance is a creature in God"

From Father Richard Rohr’s Meditation on Julian of Norwich, Part III:

Julian continues: “I saw no difference between God and our substance, but, as it were, all God; and still my understanding accepted that our substance is  168 more words

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Mary Magdalene Showed Up

July 22nd, is the Memorial of Saint Mary Magdalene.   According to the Gospel of John, it was Mary Magdalene to whom Christ first appeared and spoke to after His resurrection. 502 more words


"First the fall, and then the recovery from the fall, and both are the mercy of God."

This was a posting by Scotty Parks on the Facebook group “Contemplative Outreach.” Dame Julian is one of my favorite saints & mystics, too, as well as being the first woman (of whom we know) to have written a book in the English language. 721 more words

Fr. Richard Rohr

Prayer of Saint John Vianney

“I love You, O my God, and my only desire is to love
You until the last breath of my life. I love You, O my…

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After the Credits Roll: The Rash Vows of St. Camillus de Lellis

A saint is not a saint only when he is performing saintly acts. He may be more saintly then than at other times, but the thing is a…

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A Bride of Christ

For young people practicing chastity, St Kateri Tekakwitha is an inspirational figure. She was the first Native American to be canonised. Born in 1656, she is known as ‘Lily of the Mohawks’. 346 more words


A Joy-Filled Encounter: Edel 15

Now, I’m no mother yet- but I hope to be one day. And so of course, I made every effort to “sneak” into a Catholic women’s conference for mom’s when I found out my good friend Hallie Lord was hosting it in Charleston and one of my best friends, Valerie was going to be there with her baby. 352 more words