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May 2020 E-Newsletter

April 2020

The world I knew as a child is so much larger now; no longer just my own family and country, but a world that includes persons living oceans and continents away who I will never meet. St. Paul’s message to the Ephesians that we are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household (Eph. 2:19, NIV) exactly expresses what my sense of “world” is today.

While this current health crisis is horrific, it also is an opportunity for every person to realize how we are all truly “members of his household”: Inseparable, interconnected, interdependent.

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April 2020 E-Newsletter

March 2020

Each moment of our lives offers an opportunity for us to be aware of our dependence on our Loving God. It may be helpful to remind ourselves of God’s great love and care for us at a time when the world around us is consumed with fear because of the COVID-19 public health pandemic.

In these strange times, we learn every day of more people falling sick, another sporting event cancelled, another closed border or ban on travel, and a deeper dip in the stock market. We are startled to encounter empty store shelves and even online shops closed or empty of certain supplies. We may find ourselves looking with suspicion at those around us when we hear a slight cough or sniffle.

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Temporarily Ceasing Public Access to the Monastery Due to COVID-19

March 2020
The safety of our guests, staff and Community—especially those particularly vulnerable—is of utmost concern to the Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery. COVID-19, or coronavirus, has become a serious threat to public health. In order to ensure the safety of the monastic community and you, our faithful friends and guests, we are ceasing all public access…
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