Restoration

Restoration

May 2006

Praying with Fire and Tears — by Catherine Doherty. I often meditate on holy cards. Yesterday I came across one that spoke of prayer as fire and tears. Yes, prayer comes from the heart, the heart that is on fire, and full of tears. If I...

A Young Mother’s Story (Part 2) — by Pauline McGrath. Twelve steps lead from the kitchen to our basement. Two years ago, that basement flooded and was completely destroyed—twice! Now it is restored and beautiful. Often when I look at it, I am reminded of the transformation...

Combermere Diary (May-June 2006) — by Paulette Curran. Spring comes slowly to this part of the world. And when it is young, it teases. The temperature rises, and the snow begins to melt. Water drips from the roofs and flows in little rivulets everywhere. We...

Words to Light the Way — By Fr. David May. On May 16, 2006, Fr. David celebrates the 25th anniversary of his priesthood. Twenty-five years ago I was preparing to be ordained a priest. I had just finished a whirlwind of studies for a Masters degree...

Milestones (May-June 2006) — Recent Assignments: Catherine Ching, England; Ellie Pettersen, Combermere....

The Bread of Life — by Pope Benedict XVI. Alluding to the Eucharist, Christ said, "This is the bread that came down from heaven. Unlike our ancestors who ate the manna from heaven and died, he who eats this bread will live forever" (Jn 6:58)....

Who Is This Woman? — by Jean Fox. Who is this woman? Who is the young Jewess who heard the thunder and whisper of the Creator in the depths of her being? Patriarchs, prophets, holy men of God, who knew and lived the Jewish tradition,...

 

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