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DAY 18 – How Should One Pray?

Abba Macarius was asked, “How should one pray?” The old man said, “There is no need at all to make long discourses; it is enough to stretch out one’s hands and say, ‘Lord, as you will, and as you know, … Continue reading

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DAY 14 – More Desert Wisdom

“A hunter in the desert saw Abba Anthony enjoying himself with the brethren and he was shocked. Wanting to show that it was necessary sometimes to meet the needs of the brethren, the old man said to him, ‘Put an … Continue reading

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Disability & Spiritual Warfare

“Taking control” of our lives is often associated with freedom and independence. However, when one finds himself in the grip of disability and illness, control is the first gift that is sacrificed. Control is relinquished with great suffering at the … Continue reading

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A Relationship of Love

The acceptance or rejection of Christ Jesus defines the personal history of every soul. Our Blessed Mother is our example and help building God’s kingdom here on earth. She is an example through Her life of Faith, Hope and Love … Continue reading

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Hermits of St. Giles

If you are home bound because of a chronic illness and want to serve Jesus Christ in a simple way consider joining the Hermits of St. Giles. Our ministry is to offer up our daily suffering for others and pray … Continue reading

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Contemplative Confidence

Looking for the contemplative confidence within yourself is a gift given to every Christian. It is we who have the freedom to embrace it or to reject it. When we give ourselves to accepting this gift of confidence we find … Continue reading

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