Behold the Grass

Behold the grass, the flowerets, and the shrubs
Which of itself alone this land produces.

– Dante Alighieri, Canto XXVII, lines 134–135 (tr. Longfellow).

This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante.

To learn more about our retreat and/or register, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Radiancies of the Perfected Vision

These are the radiancies of the perfected vision that sees the good and step by step moves nearer what it sees.
― Dante Alighieri, The Paradiso

This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante.

To learn more about our retreat and/or register, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Universe Resembling God

Among themselves all things
Have order; and from hence the form, which makes
The universe resemble God.

― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

Assorted pottery in Orvieto

This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante.

To learn more about our retreat and/or register, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Light in the Beyond

A light there is in the beyond which makes the Creator visible to the creature, who only in beholding Him finds peace.
― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

 

Rose Window in Chartres Cathedral

This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante.

To learn more about our retreat and/or register, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Be a Solid Tower

Be like a solid tower whose brave height remains unmoved by all the winds that blow; the man who lets his thoughts be turned aside by one thing or another, will lose sight of his true goal, his mind sapped of its strength. 
– Dante Alighieri

Carcassone Tower

This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes are from the writings of Dante.

To learn more about our retreat and/or register, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Seeking God in the Dark

In the shadow of death may we not look back to the past, but seek in utter darkness the dawn of God.
– 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 from the writings of Teilhard de Chardin.

To learn more about our retreats please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page 

Awakening to Oneness – Love is what Unites

Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world. . . Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis.
– 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 from the writings of Teilhard de Chardin.

To learn more about our retreats please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page  

What Does it Matter?

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It doesn’t matter if the water is cold or warm if you’re going to have to wade through it anyway.
– 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 from the writings of Teilhard de Chardin.

To learn more about our retreats please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page  

Wednesday of Hope – Where Is God?

God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen, my (pick) shovel, my paint brush, my (sewing) needle – and my heart and thoughts.
– 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 from the writings of Teilhard de Chardin.

To learn more about our retreats please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page  

Spirit Moving before our Eyes

Matter is spirit moving slowly enough to be seen.
– 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 from the writings of Teilhard de Chardin.

To learn more about our retreats please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page