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Remembering God in a World that Forgets

On this Thanksgiving Day, we remember the countless blessings of Almighty God. Simply our grateful remembrance of God is transformative and inclines us to become more and more vessels of Divine Charity, other "humanities" (as Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity would say) wherein Christ can live His Paschal Mystery. From the Soliloquies of St. Teresa [...]

By |2015-07-13T23:26:55+00:00November 22nd, 2012|Spiritual Reflections|0 Comments

The Lineage of Holiness…

St. Teresa of Jesus, foundress and reformer I am in Brighton, MA for a gathering of the Plenary Provincial Council, which is a consultative body composed of the provincial, his council, the superiors of all our monasteries, and elected delegates from the various communities. Today, for the Feast of All Carmelite Saints, Fr. [...]

By |2018-01-05T14:36:21+00:00November 14th, 2012|Spiritual Reflections|0 Comments

Holy Desire

Ah... my poor abandoned blog!  I last posted during my travels at World Youth Day ... and with good intentions of blogging the whole trip. But my plans were soon dashed when wi-fi could not be found! ...Anyhow, we begin ANEW again and again. This is the gist of the spiritual life, isn't it? Yesterday's [...]

By |2018-01-05T14:36:21+00:00February 18th, 2012|Spiritual Reflections|0 Comments