Monthly Archives: April 2017

Ave Maria Gratia Plena, Dominus Tecum

During Lent I began a process of trying to remove toxicity from my life. Lent is always a time of new beginnings and since I don’t like giving up Chocolate and other goodies, I thought how can I get more … Continue reading

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The power of our own humanity

Becoming Human by Jean Vanier This is a great book. I loved it from beginning to end. Jean Vanier possesses great insights on living, acceptance and forgiveness. Because of this book I not only see myself differently but I also … Continue reading

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Fr. Robert Struzynski, OFM

I came across this wonderful story and video of a dear friend who told me 4 years ago following the Easter Vigil at Mt. Irenaeus that he would be leaving. Fr. Bob left the Mountain in May of 2013 and … Continue reading

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Living the Triduum with the community

I’ve spent the last two days and nights at Mt. Irenaeus celebrating the Triduum with the community here. It’s something I’ve contemplated before but for one reason or another have failed to follow through on. This may not be for … Continue reading

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The earth is risen too!

It is no mistake that Easter occurs in the spring and some years like this one it is later than others. This afternoon after lunch I took a walk in the woods here at Mount Irenaeus. All along the trail … Continue reading

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Triduum at Mount Irenaeus 

I’m living the dream. Every year for the past 17 I’ve come to Mount Irenaeus for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter vigil. It’s my favorite part of the church year. Last night we celebrated the liturgy of the … Continue reading

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Interested in a business paradigm based on the common good?

Structures of Grace: The Business Practices of the Economy of Communion by John Gallagher My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have long been interested in a business model based on The Golden Rule. This book presents a case study … Continue reading

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Loving and living the Divine Dance

Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation by Richard Rohr My rating: 4 of 5 stars I love all of Richard’s books and this is yet another. I love how he brings the trinity to life and gives the reader … Continue reading

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