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The First Step

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King, Jr. To learn more and/or register for Santa Sabina Center online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

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”

Advent Waiting in Darkness

On the Feast of St. Lucy After the kingfisher’s wingHas answered light to light, And is silent,The light is stillAt the still point of the turning world.― T.S. Eliot, from “Burnt Norton” A Starting on January 12, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an online series… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting in Darkness”

Follow Your Own Path

Where the way is hardest, there go thou; Follow your own path and let people talk. – Dante Alighieri This month 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… Continue Reading “Follow Your Own Path”

We Came to See

We climbed, he first and I behind, until though a small round opening ahead of us, I saw the lovely things the heavens hold, and we came out to see once more the stars.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “We Came to See”

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… Continue Reading “Radiancies of the Perfected Vision”

Wednesday of Hope – Keep Our Eyes Open

One mustn’t close one’s eyes to difficulty and to shortcomings; the more one recognizes them, the less they upset one. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Keep Our Eyes Open”

Wednesday of Hope – Trusting in the Slow Work of God

Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. And… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Trusting in the Slow Work of God”

What to Do about Evil?

Thomas Berry has an idea that is worth mentioning here, that the greatest evil in human history has been caused by people working to eliminate evil. They have a clear idea about what evil is, and they have all this passion to get rid… Continue Reading “What to Do about Evil?”

Wakening to Oneness – Right Here, Right Now – This Very Atom

The material of the doomed stars and the material of my doomed body are actually the same material. Literally the same atoms… It is astonishing but true that if I could attach a small tag to each of the atoms of my body and… Continue Reading “Wakening to Oneness – Right Here, Right Now – This Very Atom”