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Contemplation puts us in touch intuitively and lovingly with the truth. It helps us develop wisdom, a God’s eye view of reality. Perhaps a talk, an insight, or a recommended book or film will draw you deeper into both wisdom and the truest form of love.

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living from feast to fast to feast

“Are you looking forward to Christmas?” our neighbour Sean asked as I was taking my daily walk on a drear Advent day. What else could I say, but yes? And then I mused. I am looking forward to Christmas. Why shouldn’t I be? So much to celebrate! The Son of God disturbing the universe by ...
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The Spirit of the Lord Is Upon Me

To close extraordinary time Fr. Robert Bulbrook inserts us into the mystery of giving site to the blind ...
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Inspiration Matters

Fr. John Udris connects the inspiration that brought all the characters to the Epiphany to our own divine nudges. 14 mins ...
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Go in the Dark

Advent, says Sr. Ceil, is a time for deepening faith and learning to see as God sees by being willing to go into the dark ...
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Paradox

“Without support and with support, Living without light, in darkness, I am wholly being consumed.” John of the Cross During Advent we semi-hermits have the privilege of setting aside time to be still and wait in the darkness of the season and into the darkness of our world. There’s a certain level of being we ...
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