Monthly Archives: October 2020

October 3

Reflection Tomorrow is the feast of Francis of Assisi. Francis astounded people by taking the gospel seriously.  In prayer  he had heard the words, “Go rebuild my house” and took them literally.  He began to rebuild the church of San Damiano stone by stone.  But, as he reflected on these words, he began to realize a deeper meaning to them. 

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October 2

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Reflection The name Gandhi is synonymous with peace and non-violence. In the movement of independence for India, Gandhi endured imprisonments without trial and fasted for weeks on end to purify both his own motives and those of others. He believed in nonviolent protest and became a symbol of peaceful resistance. During the civil unrest following independence, Gandhi

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October 1

St. Therese of Lisieux Reflection Therese lived and taught a spirituality of relationship. She tried to relate to everyone and everything intently and with love. Intimacy for Therese was a matter of moral union. Her spirituality was a manner of doing the ordinary with extraordinary love. For Therese, only by giving ourselves away to something greater than ourselves could we

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