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Wednesdays of Hope – The Feast of St. Dominic

Saint Dominic did not leave his sisters and brothers a wealth of written work. Therefore, I don’t have a quote of his ┬áthat talks about “hope.” Nevertheless, those who followed after him have written many words. What else would one expect from The Order… Continue Reading “Wednesdays of Hope – The Feast of St. Dominic”

The Feast of Saint Dominic

Tomorrow, August 8th, is the Feast of St. Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers, otherwise known as the Dominicans. It is always appropriate to celebrate a feast on the eve of the feast. And as we are celebrating┬áthe 800th Anniversary of the… Continue Reading “The Feast of Saint Dominic”

Today is the Feast of the Archangels

May I burst with jubilant praise to assenting angels. – Rainer Maria Rilke

Drawing Water with Joy

Wednesday’s Responsorial Psalm is from one of the Canticles of Isaiah (Isaiah 12:2-6) God is indeed my savior; I am confident and unafraid. My strength and my courage is God, who has been my savior. With joy will you draw water from the wells… Continue Reading “Drawing Water with Joy”

The Feast of the Guardian Angels

Tuesday, October 2nd is the Feast of the Guardian Angels. We can’t prove they are there, but I’m pretty sure that they have been around and kept me out of a scrap or two in my life. The picture below is from a fresco… Continue Reading “The Feast of the Guardian Angels”

The Feast of Saint Dominic

  We celebrate the Feast of Saint Dominic on August 8th. Saint Dominic founded the Dominican Order 800 years ago: the nuns in 1206, the friars in 1216. This allows us to celebrate our special anniversary for ten years. You can find a brief… Continue Reading “The Feast of Saint Dominic”

A Door to a New Beginning

John O’Donohue, while not specifically inviting us to open a new window or new door, does beckon us to move forward into what is “not yet clear” in his poem, “For a New Beginning.” The following is one stanza: Though your destination is not… Continue Reading “A Door to a New Beginning”

Would You Ever Think about Walking through a New Doorway?

In today’s Gospel reading we see Jesus naming the Apostles and sending them (the word apostle means one who is sent) to do the ministry of preaching. All of us are called at the time of our baptism, and we are all sent to… Continue Reading “Would You Ever Think about Walking through a New Doorway?”