Restoration

Restoration

August 2008

Our Relationship with God — by Pope Benedict XVI. The following is excerpted from the pope’s talk to youth and seminarians at New York’s archdiocesan seminary during his recent visit to the United States, April 20, 2008. What matters most is that you develop your...

Been There, Done That — by Fr. Pat McNulty. One of my favorite Old Testament narratives is the Old Testament reading for Sunday, August 10—that of Elijah in the cave in the Sinai (1Kgs. 19:11-13). But there was a time when that passage was one...

A Summer Prayer — by José de Vinck. O Lord, let us perceive the warmth of your glory in the sunshine hours of our summer days. May the skies be blue over our dwellings, and may the clouds bring refreshment and growth to our...

Combermere Diary (July-August 2008) — by Paulette Curran. Summer is here—even in early June as I write this. All is full, lush, and green, and for now—though this early it will not last long—it is quite hot. Several hardy souls have even ventured into the...

Madonna House Promises 2008 — First Promises: Lisa Diniz, Mumbai, India. Alexandra Do, San José, California. Neil Patterson, Munster, Ontario. Fr. Murray Kuemper, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. First Renewals: Joanne Kuntz, Walkerton, Ontario. Joo Eun Lee, Seoul, Korea. Aliz Trombitas, Füzesabony, Hungary. David Guzman, Winslow, Arizona. Second...

Milestones (July-August 2008) — Directorate: Fr. David May, re-elected director general of priests. New Local Director: Shatzi Duffy, England. Assignments: Sherman Everson & Miriam Stulberg, Edmonton; Marg Stobie, Regina; Daniel Rabideau, England. Deaths: Rochelle Greenwood’s mother....

While Washing a Shovel —  by Andorra Howard. The skies darkened and then let fall a torrential downpour. I had been intent on getting some composting done, and so I continued to work as long as I could in the cooling rain. Now it was...

 

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