Category: Christmas

Have a Blest Christmas

We must not seek the Child Jesus in the pretty figures of our Christmas cribs. We must seek him among the undernourished children who have gone to bed tonight with nothing to eat, among the poor newsboys who will sleep covered with newspapers in… Continue Reading “Have a Blest Christmas”

Merry Christmas

“Between the dark sky and the dark earth we hang a light in a dark tree and sing of our wonder together.” Pir Elias Amidon To learn about and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to:

On New Year’s Eve, Wishing You a Fresh Beginning

Every moment is a fresh beginning. – T.S. Eliot  Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series on the poetry of T.S. Eliot with Kayleen Asbo. To learn more and/or register our online retreats and offerings, please go to:

Christmas – Celebrating with Hopeful Eyes

Hopeful Eyes Hope looks at all things the way a mother looks at her child, with a passion for the possible. That way of looking is creative. It creates the space in which perfection can unfold. More than that, the eyes of hope look through… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating with Hopeful Eyes”

Christmas – Celebrating a Vision of Hope

Look to this day for it is life the very life of life.   In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence the joy of growth the splendor of action the glory of power.   For yesterday is but a memory And tomorrow is… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating a Vision of Hope”

Christmas – Celebrating Belong to One Another

To really belong to one another and to depend on one another — to really share a common destiny — is difficult for a community that wants to be diverse. It is also the community’s only hope of survival.    – Gordon Cosby At Santa… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating Belong to One Another”

Celebrating Perfect Light

Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. – Sarah Williams, Twilight Hours: A Legacy of Verse At Santa Sabina Center we await the time we can… Continue Reading “Celebrating Perfect Light”

Christmas – Celebrating Incarnation

The incarnation begins . . . with the very first act of God. – Kenan Osborne, OFM At Santa Sabina Center we await the time we can reopen for in-person retreats and can welcome you. To learn more and/or register our online retreats and… Continue Reading “Christmas – Celebrating Incarnation”

Wishing you a Christmas of Wonder

The child wonders at the Christmas Tree:Let him continue in the spirit of wonder. . .. . . So that before the end, the eightieth Christmas(By “eightieth” meaning whichever is last)The accumulated memories of annual emotionMay be concentrated into a great joy – T.S. Eliot, “The… Continue Reading “Wishing you a Christmas of Wonder”

Wednesday of Hope – Our Greatest Hope

Then I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness. – Ecclesiastes 2:13