Monthly Archives: March 2014

31 March Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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Day 27 – Lenten Retreat with Thomas Keating

. The True Self is who God created us to be. . . . We are made in the image and likeness of God. It’s not going to go away under any circumstances. We can try to change the direction in which … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross 13 with Joan Chittister, OSB

Jesus is taken down from the cross The thirteenth station of the cross with its specter of irrevocable loss, its futile efforts, its wasted dreams, drains the human soul to the point of numbness. Can anything worse be imagined than … Continue reading

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31 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 31  St. Stephen of Mar Saba  (d. 794) A “do not disturb” sign helped today’s saint find holiness and peace. Stephen of Mar Saba was the nephew of St. John Damascene, … Continue reading

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31 March – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

Chapter 49: On the Observance of Lent Although the life of a monk ought to have about it at all times the character of a Lenten observance, yet since few have the virtue for that, we therefore urge that during … Continue reading

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30 March Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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Day 26 Fourth Sunday – Lenten Retreat with Thomas Keating

Please listen to all three videos and meditate on what Fr. Keating is saying .   .   Love in Christ, Bishop +Ed *** The writings of Fr. Thomas Keating are taken from Spirituality and Practice. The reflections are my … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross 12 with Joan Chittister, OSB

Jesus dies on the cross The twelfth station of the cross brings us face-to-face with the finality of defeat. Sometimes things don’t have a happy ending in life. Sometimes we fail. Sometimes we’re beaten. Sometimes we’re lost. Sometimes we’re humiliated. Sometimes … Continue reading

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30 March – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio March 30  St. Peter Regaldo  (1390-1456) Peter lived at a very busy time. The Great Western Schism (1378-1417) was settled at the Council of Constance (1414-1418). France and England were fighting the … Continue reading

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30 March – Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

Chapter 48: On the Daily Manual Labor (Cont.) On Sundays, let all occupy themselves in reading, except those who have been appointed to various duties. But if anyone should be so negligent and shiftless that she will not or cannot … Continue reading

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