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Let Us See the Weeds

Weeds are transparently close to us. Yet we don’t see them. There is something about that, their being right in front of us and our not seeing them, that made me think this really needed to be looked at. – Doug Burgess Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Let Us See the Weeds”

It is Time to Foster Renewal

The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.  – Wendell Berry Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online… Continue Reading “It is Time to Foster Renewal”

Wisdom of Pope Benedict

“The external deserts in the world are growing, because the internal deserts have become so vast.”  – Pope Francis, Laudato Sí, quoting Pope Benedict (217) April 17, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online Retreat with Sister Pat Farrell, OP: “Laudato Sí and Beyond.”… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Pope Benedict”

Watching the Grand Show of the Divine

“This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as… Continue Reading “Watching the Grand Show of the Divine”

Finding the Divine Essence

“I, the fiery life of divine essence, am aflame beyond the beauty of the meadows, I gleam in the waters, and I burn in the sun, moon and stars.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14, 2021, Santa Sabina Center will offer an Online… Continue Reading “Finding the Divine Essence”

Love Ever Active and Present

“I, God, am in your midst. Whoever knows me can never fail. Not in the heights, nor in the depths, nor in the breadths. For I am love, which the vast expanses of evil can never still.” – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14,… Continue Reading “Love Ever Active and Present”

Finding Rest

“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”

The Spirit Breathes through All Creation – Including Us

“The soul is a breath of living spirit, that with excellent sensitivity, permeates the entire body to give it life. Just so, the breath of the air makes the earth fruitful. Thus, the air is the soul of the earth, moistening it, greening it.”… Continue Reading “The Spirit Breathes through All Creation – Including Us”

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!”

Wisdom of Hildegard of Bingen

It is easierto gaze into the sun,than into the face of the mystery of God.Such is its beauty and its radiance. God Says:I am the supreme fire:not deadly, but rather,enkindling every spark of life. All germinating power. – Hildegard of Bingen From March 11-14,… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Hildegard of Bingen”