Restoration

Restoration

June 2013

Combermere Diary (May-June 2013) — by Paulette Curran. This past while, two major influences on our lives, as on the entire Church of course, were the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Francis....

Milestones (May-June 2013) — New Local Directors: Elizabeth Bassarear, the main house, Combermere; Mary Lynn Murray, St. Mary’s (transferred from Vancouver). Transfers: Neil Patterson, Edmonton; Martha Reilander, St. Joseph’s House. Deaths: Associate Fr. Vic Perron; Marie-Therese McLaughlin’s mother, Marita....

Let Every Guest Be Received As Christ — by Samantha Baklinski. There is a sign at the front door of St. Joseph’s House that reads: "Let every guest be received as Christ." The first few times I visited there, I was curious about that sign. What did...

So Many Prayers — by a staff worker at St. Joseph’s House in 1974. This month we had the opportunity to visit many of our friends in the valley. We felt strengthened and blessed to discover how many silent prayers rise up to...

Parties, Lectures, and Shopping — by Sandra Lynch. When I was a working guest in Madonna House, back in 1970-71, I wondered what the local people in the lovely village of Combermere were like. I wanted to meet them. As it turned out, I...

The Revolution of Love — by Catherine Doherty. Is it possible to love all humanity?...

One Man’s Scrap, Another Man’s Gold (May-June 2013) — May-June is such a hopeful time of year for us. It is the time when the local directors of all our mission houses come home to Combermere for three weeks of meetings. We hear about their year in the field,...

 

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