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Reflections on the Monastic Community Retreat

July 2019
Reflections on the Monastic Community Retreat:  “For All Are One in Christ:  Benedict’s Transforming Vision”  Mary Elizabeth Ilg “…silence is the royal road to spiritual formation.” -Henri Nouwen A velvet hush of silence descended upon St. Paul’s Monastery on the evening of the Feast of Pentecost as the annual Community retreat began, facilitated by Sister Laura…
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We Began Our Lenten Journey

March 2019
Return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, weeping and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God.   Joel 2:12 WE BEGAN OUR LENTEN JOURNEY on Ash Wednesday, March 6.  This is our solemn fast, a time when we enhance our spiritual life with prayer, fasting and almsgiving and…
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