Monthly Archives: August 2006

Pilgrimage

Today a group of six Secular Franciscans from our fraternity made a pilgrimage to the Kateri Shrine at Fonda, New York. We got going around 5:15 AM to make the two-hundred-fifty mile trip from our homes to the Kateri Shrine. … Continue reading

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Kris Kristofferson

I came upon a new song by an American Institution about the war. It’s called “In the News”. It’s worth your time to listen to it. Click here….

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The path to freedom

Although we have been made to believe that if we let go we will end up with nothing, life reveals just the opposite: that letting go is the real path to freedom.–Sogyal RinpocheThis quote came from Brother David Steindl-Rast’s Gratefulness.org.

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Thank you

Thank you to those of you who have showered my special request with prayers. I can sense that your prayers have been having a positive effect on the situation that I had been facing. I covet your prayers when you … Continue reading

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The Assumption

Today is the feast of the Assumption of Mary. I drove to Mt. Irenaeus to attend Mass this afternoon. I decided forty minutes prior to Mass to make a forty-five minute trip. I arrived a little late having missed the … Continue reading

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Can you sleep when the wind blows?

A friend sent me this link. I hope that you get something out of this meditation.It hit me right where I needed it. Follow this link…

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Who will end the cycle of violence?

Reading today’s news I could see where on the eve of a truce Hezbollah had fired 450 rockets into Israel and Israel also seeking to gain an advantage had put more troops into southern Lebanon. Will this sort of peacemaking … Continue reading

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Keep a clear eye

I came upon this quote today on my way to Mass at Mt. Irenaeus. Fr. Lou’s homily mirrored much of what I’ve been writing about this week. I’d never seen this quote from St. Francis before but I immediately loved … Continue reading

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I need your help

I have a special prayer intention that I’d like some prayer for. If you will pray that God’s will be done in my case then that will be more than sufficient. Thank you for your time and your prayers. Peace.

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The other

In reflecting on my post “Romans 12” and the comments, which are the most any of my posts have ever generated, I feel the need not to clarify but to further examine more of what and how I think. I … Continue reading

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