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The Engaged Spirituality of Jesus with John Bell.

  Retreat Format: In-Person. Date: April 25-27, 2023 Registration Fee:  $ 320.00($60.00 non-refundable, non-transferrable deposit. The remaining amount is due upon arrival at the convent.) Registration Deadline: April 18, 2023. Registration Limit: 33 Led by John Bell of

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THE NAMING OF JESUS AND NEW YEARS DAY

Sister Doreen’s Reflections On January 1st these two Feast Days come on the same day and within the twelve days of Christmas, and are a wonderful opportunity for reflection. January 1st the name of Jesus

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Homily for St. John’s Day.

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sirach 15:1-6 Psalm 92 1 John 1:1-9 John 21:19-24 We celebrate the Feast of St. John twice – once now during Christmastide and once again in May. It is an important

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Christmas Day Homily

 By Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD Isaiah 52:7-10    / Psalm 98 / Hebrews 1:1-12     / John 1:1-14 Some of you will know of the Christmas Truce that took place between the allied forces and the German army in

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CHRISTMAS REFLECTIONS

Sister Doreen’s Reflections While we are trying hard to believe that perhaps we are learning to live with all the variants of COVID in a new kind of freedom, I think that what Bishop Christopher

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Saturday , December 24, 2022

Saturday , December 24, 20222 Samuel 7:1-16 Psalm 89:1-4, 19-29 Luke 1:67-79 Christmas eve! Is this a day in which you will be able to await the mystery of the Incarnation in quietude? Or is

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Friday , December 23, 2022

Friday, December 23, 2022 Malachi 3:1-5 Psalm 25:1-14 Luke 1:57-66 “And his name shall be John.” Elizabeth and Zechariah were ecstatic. They were having a child, a son. They would need to choose a name.

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Thursday , December 22, 2022

Thursday, December 22, 2022 1 Samuel 1:19-28 Psalm 122 Luke 1:57-66 In 1 Samuel, Hannah’s love for God is so great that she can let go of her son when he was weaned. In the

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Making Room

By the Most Reverend Fred Hiltz In the last few days I have made room in my study for the Christmas crèche. Making room simply means clearing the top of an old dresser cabinet. The

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