“The sun hears the fields talking about effortand the sun smiles, and whispers to me,“Why don’t the fields just rest,for I am willing to do everything to help them grow?”Rest, my dears, in prayer.” – Catherine of Siena From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center… Continue Reading “Finding Rest”
“God is closer to us than water is to a fish.” – Catherine of Siena 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… Continue Reading “Are We Ever Far from God?”
Honor the tradition but expand the understanding. That’s what religions must do right now if they hope to be helpful to humans in the years ahead. – Neale Donald Walsch, Tomorrow’s God On this Feast of Catherine, we look back on her life in… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena”
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. – Aldous Huxley
This month the subject is Wisdom. And today we begin with a quote that set the tone for all of our congregation’s Chapter (our meeting at which the sisters gather to discern our direction): Wisdom stands at the door and waits.
To the true servant of God every place is the right place and every time is the right time. – St. Catherine of Siena
Today is the Feast of Saint Catherine of Siena (Dominican Saint, born in 1347). She wrote, “Love transforms one into what one loves.” (Dialogue 60) Reflections: Into whom or what will we be transformed? How would we like to be transformed? What am I doing… Continue Reading “The Feast of Catherine of Siena”
All the way to heaven is heaven. – Catherine of Siena
The twelve days of Christmas come to an end on January 6, and the season of [Ordinary Time] begins. But Epiphany not only ends Christmas, it also fulfills it by celebrating the revelation of the Christ to the whole world. The coming of Incarnate… Continue Reading “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas – An Epiphany”
We are reminded by Henry David Thoreau to be attentive now: Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” And Catherine of Siena, the Dominican Saint, said centuries before him that, All the way to heaven is heaven.” Why wait?!