Category: Dominican Life

The “Thou” of All

Our openness to others, each of whom is a “thou” capable of knowing, loving and entering into dialogue, remains the source of our nobility as human persons . . . Our relationship with the environment can never be isolated from our relationship with others… Continue Reading “The “Thou” of All”

Everything Is Interconnected

“It cannot be emphasized enough how everything is interconnected.” Pope Francis, Laudato Sí, (138) April 17, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Sister Pat Farrell, OP: “Laudato Sí and Beyond.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and offerings,… Continue Reading “Everything Is Interconnected”

Not One of Them Is Forgotten

We read in the Gospel that Jesus says of the birds of the air that “not one of them is forgotten before God” (Lk 12:6). How then can we possibly mistreat them or cause them harm? I ask all Christians to recognize and live… Continue Reading “Not One of Them Is Forgotten”

Let Us Not Injure Earth

“Earth which sustains humanity must not be injured. It must not be destroyed.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.” To learn more and/or register for… Continue Reading “Let Us Not Injure Earth”

Gazing at the Beauty of Earth

“Glance at the sun. See the moon and stars. Gaze at the beauty of the green earth. Now think.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.”… Continue Reading “Gazing at the Beauty of Earth”

Creation Singing

“All creation is a song of praise to God.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and… Continue Reading “Creation Singing”

Let’s Fall in Love with Creation!

“If we fall in love with creation deeper and deeper, we will respond to its endangerment with passion.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Kayleen Asbo: “Claiming our Inner Light and Truth.” To… Continue Reading “Let’s Fall in Love with Creation!”

What Is My Relation to Nature?

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Guests on the Earth

Like the trees, we are visitors, guests on the earth. – Kim Stafford Starting on February 11, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an Online Writing Retreat with Kim Stafford: “Speak Beauty to Power.” To learn more and/or register for our online retreats and… Continue Reading “Guests on the Earth”

Why Earth is Round

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the Divine Milieu,” with Ruth Droege, OP.So this month’s quotes are… Continue Reading “Why Earth is Round”