Contemplation: Second Sunday in Lent

There are secret sources of courage inside of every human heart; yet courage needs to be awakened in us. The encounter with the Beautiful can bring such awakening. Courage is a spark that can become the flame of hope, lighting new and exciting pathways in what seemed to be dead, dark landscapes. John O’Donohue, Beauty: … [Read more…]

Book Study: The Cost of Discipleship

Our next book study will be The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. beginning March 5 Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m.beginning March 7 One of the most important theologians of the twentieth century illuminates the relationship between ourselves and the teachings of Jesus What can the call to discipleship, the adherence to the word of Jesus, mean today to … [Read more…]

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany Contemplation

The gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor. Dorothy Day   Pondering We all have made evaluations and judgments about people and experiences in our lives. Who or what needs a second gaze, a re-evaluation? What would be a compassionate response to these concerns?