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Advent Reflection: Prepare the Way

This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said,
‘The voice of one crying out in the wilderness:
“Prepare the way of the Lord,

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Contemplative Prayer

Advent Reflection: Rest for A While

Insignificant man, escape from your everyday business for a short while, hide for a moment from your restless thoughts.  Break off from your cares and troubles and be less concerned about your tasks and labors. 

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Contemplative Prayer

Advent Reflection: Contemplate the Ordinary

Contemplation is not the stuff of charlatans, telepathists, and magicians.  Contemplation is about very basic, very real things.  It is about seeing God in everyone, finding God everywhere, and responding to all of life as a message from God. 

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Contemplative Prayer

Meditation for 11-17-16

Morning Offering.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

“He who labors as he prays lifts his heart to God with his hands.”
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St. Benedict

St. Gertrude the Great

* Taken from Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes, The Liturgical Year: Time after Pentecost – Book VI (trans. Dom Laurence Shepherd; Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, 1949).

Interior Life

Little Office of All Benedictine Saints

* Taken from A Manual of Devotions to Our Holy Father Saint Benedict, Abbot and Patriarch of the Western Monks, to His Sister Saint Scholastica, Virgin and Abbess, and to All Saints of His Holy Order… 34 more words

Sacred Scripture

The Kingdom and Stability

Jesus tells us not to go looking for the kingdom of God.  It is not found in spectacular events or comic opera authoritarians.  The kingdom of God is among us, inside us and around us.  32 more words

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