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Chapter 24 in a Series

The book of Amos is written by a shepherd who got angry.  He had something to say from God even though he was uneducated and from a humble habitat.   1,060 more words

Of Harbors, Harbingers, and Kids at Mass

“Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me” (Mt 19.14).

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From National Catholic Register

MacIntyre, Dreher, and *After Virtue*

After many years of delay, I think I’m ready to read Alasdair MacIntyre’s *After Virtue*.

The only other work I’ve read by him is *Marxism and Christianity*. 196 more words

The Gate of Heaven is Everywhere! Episode 11

In forming our contemplative communities, we explored a vision, (“What is our ideal of how the world should be?”), and a mission, (“What steps shall we take toward accomplishing that vision?”). 815 more words

Contemplative Wisdom

The Riparian Zone

We have it all here in Nova Scotia… oceans and sand… farmland and forests… rolling hills and rivers… each beautiful in their own way… We live in a beautiful part of the world… so beautiful that it can be easy to ignore climate change and environmental degradation. 1,499 more words