Celebrating mass with 300 eager souls at Camp Damascus … Priceless. “God is everywhere you want to go” #paxetbonum http://ow.ly/i/w45s2
http://ow.ly/d/6rl9 Discern your call to the Franciscans and spend a weekend living the common life of the friars, and witness their charism. RSVP required to Friar John at 1800-424-9955. Peace & all good!
A New Way to Fast?
Jesus answered and said to her, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again; but whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst; the water I shall give will be- come in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life. The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water, so that I may not be thirsty or have to keep coming here to draw water.” Jesus said to her, “Go call your husband and come back” (Jn 4:13-16). The living water, the gift of the Holy Spirit, can only be given by the Lord Jesus whom the Father sent into the world to give to all men and women eternal life, that is, never ending happiness. As the Pope re- minds us “only the water that Jesus offers, the living water of the Spirit, can quench” man’s “thirst for the infinite” (Benedict XVI, homily 24 February 2008). Man is able to give his fellow humans, affection, money, power, human glory, honor, career … but not endless happiness which, since it is an unlimited good, belongs to the divine, infinite sphere! The living water flows only from the divine source. The Samaritan woman went to a well which was deep, but limited, whereas unlimited was her thirst for happiness and love. The woman, the Holy Father tells us, “ represents the existential dissatisfaction of one who does not find what he seeks”. How often man seeks the infinite, the eternal, well=being…but sadly continues to seek it in a well, in a reality, the earthly reality, which is unable to contain it. How many wells, deep but empty, how many wells of stagnant water, we have met on our way! We carry within us immense desires and easily deceive our- http://ow.ly/i/sB50g
Fix your eyes on the heights and soar for the heavens. http://ow.ly/i/rv7zC
A wonderfully wise woman has taught me this!!! http://ow.ly/i/r2v7w
Just what I needed to get out of bed this morning!!! Thx St Mary Lanesville!!!! http://ow.ly/i/r2vbf
Who says you are too old to dance???? http://ow.ly/i/r2v4b
Our Lady of the Woods Chapel at Bellarmine U, majestic night visit with Chicago Postulants. http://ow.ly/i/r2uKc