Restoration

Restoration

August 2011

Tips from a Hair Stylist — by Gérard Lesage. Before I joined Madonna House, I was a hair stylist, and as such, I once attended a talk by a psychologist. He started by telling a story about a client he once had. At one session,...

Journey to Rome — by Fr. David May. It was nearly noon and time for the Sunday Angelus to be led by the Holy Father in St. Peter’s Square. We walked as quickly as we could from the North American College, only ten minutes...

Heaven is Very Near — by Fr. Pat McNulty. Since the Incarnation, since God became man, all of creation was mysteriously changed. Since then, everything is more than it seems. I love it! Listen to this greeting card: "Every blade of grass has its...

Our Family Goes to Cana — by Deacon Forrest Wallace, associate deacon of MH. My wife Mary was a Cana kid. When she went to Cana Colony, Madonna House’s retreat-vacation for families, with her family, she was only five years old. The year was 1960-something, and...

Our Reclusive Neighbour — by Trudi Cortens. When we moved into our house a number of years ago, there was a man next door who was a recluse. He wasn’t able to keep up his house, and, as far as we could tell, he...

One Man’s Scrap, Another Man’s Gold (July-August 2011) — If any of you have visited us here in Combermere, you know how lovely the place is in summer. The gardens have come back to life, our gift shop and bookstore are open, and our neighbors bring their guests over...

 

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