Reading The Gospel

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“If I am to be a genuine follower of Jesus who strives to live in accordance with the Gospel, then I need to keep before the eyes of my heart the words and example of Jesus. I need to frequent the gospels, to become so familiar with them that they become part of the very fabric of my...

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Personal Prayer

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"Prayer without Ceasing" is necessary for all Christians                                                                    ...

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Trusting in God

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Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust. O my soul, you have said to the Lord, "You are my Lord, My goodness is nothing apart from You."      Psalm 16:1-2 I will love You, O Lord, my strength.The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;My God, my strength, in whom...

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Hospitality

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We often come together – as friends, family, community - to share special occasions: national or religious holidays, birthdays, remembering loved ones, honoring those who have served our community or country. We experience “hospitality” in its best sense. May we strive &ndash...

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Humility

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“Where there is no humility there is little virtue, for God only enters a soul in which humility makes room for Him.”     - The Path of Humility -  “ It is not humility to insist on being someone that you are not. It is as much as saying that you know...

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Resources - Benedictine Spirituality

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Holy Scripture The Rule        https://saintjohnsabbey.org/rule The Rule of St. Benedict in English   Editor, Timothy Fry, OSB, Liturgical Press (1982) Commentary for Benedictine Oblates on Rule of Benedict   G.A. Simon (Priest Oblate of St...

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