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The Camino de Santiago is Life

July 2, AD2018 0 Comments
The Camino de Santiago is Life

On July 2, 2014, I walked into Santiago de Compostela, the Camino de Santiago, completing five hundred miles of pilgrimage with great jubilance and much pondering. The final leg of the walk seemed anticlimactic; I imagined being greeted by frantic cheers and excited faces as a month of walking ended. Yet it was a normal […]

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My Dear France, The Tender Daughter Of The Sacred Heart #3

May 10, AD2017 2 Comments
My Dear France, The Tender Daughter Of The Sacred Heart #3

Sacred Heart: Christ appearing to Saint Marguerite-Marie Alacoque, December 17, 1673, Feast of St. John the Apostle. The apse fresco, painted in 1966 by Luc Barbier (1903-1989) in the Chapel of the Visitation, Paray-le-Monial. The Gift of the Sacred Heart to Louis XIV As we narrated at the end of Chapter Two, the Sacred Heart […]

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My Dear France, Tender Daughter of the Sacred Hearts #2

April 10, AD2017 2 Comments
My Dear France, Tender Daughter of the Sacred Hearts #2

The first chapter of our scrutiny presented almost all the main heroes of the nascence of French Sacred Hearts revelation and devotion. How these and other heroes were guided by the Sacred Hearts, and what were, starting from the time of the Prophet Moses, remained and becoming today the intentions of this Divine grace, are […]

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My Dear France: The Tender Daughter of the Sacred Heart

March 11, AD2017 4 Comments
My Dear France: The Tender Daughter of the Sacred Heart

Chapter One- France qui m’a accueilli tendrement I came to France thirty-five years ago, profoundly shocked and not really conscious about it, by my Russian and Israeli experiences. Almost immediately, without any understanding or desire, I was absorbed by a tender, silent for me – I didn’t know a word in French ambience of the […]

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Religious Communities: Because They Show The Way

September 16, AD2013 6 Comments
Religious Communities: Because They Show The Way

In our rush-to-be-fed-and-entertained modern life (so we will feel pleasure as we bloat) how often are you going to read a story or be shown a story on T.V. about religious contemplatives? A superficial view of this life will make comparisons with secular life – the secular being the standard of comparison of course. If […]

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