Archive: October 2015

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News

Capuchins respond to International Refugee Crisis

Hearing the plea of Pope Francis for the millions of refugees and immigrants entering Europe as they flee war, persecution and poverty in their own countries our General Minister Br. Mauro recently called an emergency meeting of friars to discuss ways that the Capuchins can offer an international response to this tragedy. Our Vicar Provincial,…

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Prayer Space

Autumnal Wood Wisdom: A decaf moment

  Autumnal Wood Wisdom Enter slowly, and with reverence, the golden autumnal woods, and then, stopping beneath their vaulted sylvan sanctuary, allow their burnished beauty of bronzed leaf, polished nut, and, shining fruit to reflect deep eternal richness of Divine generosity, always gifting grace in each moment, of Heaven’s harvesting, to breathe its blessing through…

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The Rosary: beloved school of prayer

  Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary   The Holy Rosary is not merely a bland ritual or old devotion but a profoundly deep school of of contemplative practice that, when practiced properly, slowly draws one from the very beginnings of petitionary prayer to the prayer of quiet and thence to the prayer of…

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In the end… A Decaf Moment

  In the end there can be only one desire… that the Will of God is done In the end there can be only one prayer… that the Will of God may be done In the end there is only one activity possible… that the Will of God is done… and that is Love; Love…

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