Restoration

Restoration

August 2010

First Impressions (Liberia) — by Ronald MacDonell. Here’s a newsletter Ronnie wrote in September 1988 shortly after he arrived in Liberia, West Africa....

During the Civil War (Liberia) — by Genevieve Enoe. One night during the civil war, Catherine Lesage and I were awakened by the sound of bombing. Naturally, we were very frightened and called to Ronnie....

Why Consecrated Life? — by Pope John Paul II. Many people today are puzzled and ask, "What is the point of the consecrated life when there are so many urgent needs in the areas of charity and of evangelization itself to which one can...

Combermere Diary (July-August 2010) — by Paulette Curran. Most days, we, like you, live very ordinary lives. Sometimes we’re tempted to think we are wasting them washing dishes, sweeping floors, chopping wood, cleaning, and eternally keeping things repaired and in order. Most of the time,...

Milestones (July-August 2010) — Local Director Assignments: Gerard Lesage, Edmonton; Cheryl Ann Smith, England; Sandy Wood, Windsor. Regular Assignment: Lisa Diniz, Arizona. Death: Zoyla Grace’s mother....

A Man For All Seasons — by Michael Fagan. It rejoiced my heart to hear that Ronnie was conscious and coming to meals and prayers up to the last day of his life....

The Nazareth Way to God — by Fr. Bob Wild. We probably do not think enough about Nazareth. Most of the time we meditate on the public life of Jesus which was, after all, only a very small part of his total life....

One Man’s Scrap, Another Man’s Gold (July-August 2010) — Well, it has been two busy months since our last column. But no matter how busy we get, we are not too busy to appreciate all you do for us. It is your donations that enable us to do what...

 

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