Archive for April, 2020

Your image of God?

29 April, 2020

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Julian of Norwich talks of putting on God like a garment. It is a homely and appealing picture of comfort and safety. I imagine a favourite roomy sweater, a little baggy in just the right places, or maybe a soft old bathrobe. (My Soul in Silence Waits by Margaret Guenther

What garment best expresses your image of God?

Passionist International Bulletin

25 April, 2020

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Passionist International Bulletin No. 49 (.pdf)

The spiritual life: I rise and I fall …

25 April, 2020

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“The spiritual life is this,” a monastic elder from the Egyptian desert once said, “I rise and I fall. I rise and I fall.”  | Judith Valente: How to Live: What the rule of St. Benedict Teaches Us About Happiness, Meaning and Community.

During the month of May

23 April, 2020

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1st May
Beatification of St. Paul of the Cross (1853)

1st May
St. Paul of the Cross and Ven. John Baptist Danei receive the Diaconate in Rome (1727)

3rd May
Foundation of the Passionist Nuns (1771)

3rd May
Anniversary of the death of Pope Benedict XIV – “greatest benefactor of the Passionist Congregation” (1758)

16th May
Feast of St. Gemma Galgani

Anzac Day 2020 – #Stand4Them

22 April, 2020