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St. John of the Cross knew that the dark night of the Soul is a period that marks the beginning of transformation.  The bleakest times hold that promise, even when we can get nowhere near it intellectually or emotionally…(Read More)

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The Music of Advent

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The sound of the choir of men and boys, the words of the scriptures leading up to the birth of Jesus, all the sounds echoing off the vaulted arches of a historic place – it’s the most wonderful thing I can think of…(Read More)

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Yes, it means the banquet is going to be louder and more raucous, but unlike the fake peace that is simply the absence of conflict, the potential to share and experience the love of Christ and the true peace of Christ is absolutely alluring…(Read More)

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We are waiting, yet at the same time we are called to action. The season of Advent settles over us as the most beautiful of benedictions, by calling us to see ourselves through the loving eyes of God, and drawing us to embrace the vocation of living into that dream God has for each of…(Read More)

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In this time that seems so dark and hopeless, when the news cycle bombards us, and when personal trials seem overwhelming, I’m cherishing this Advent reading, praying, and waiting. Together…(Read More)

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