Monthly Archives: September 2015

GOING DEEPER …. RENDERING AN ACCOUNT TO GOD

Continuing with the notes written by St. Eugene during his retreat of 1837 in preparation for being named Bishop of Marseille I note that Eugene is not necessarily happy at the state of the current practices of some of the … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … UNABLE TO SAY NO TO GOD

In May of 1837 Eugene began a retreat in preparation for him becoming Bishop of Marseilles.  These excerpts are taken from his retreat notes and so will reflect on them over the next few days. I was already a bishop, … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … AT REST FOR A WEEK

Going deeper will take a brief pause until September 14 2015 due to some health issues.  Will be grateful for any and all prayers offered.  Thank you.

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GOING DEEPER … MY DEAR CHILD….

On May 10, 1837 Eugene wrote to Fr. Martin at Billens in Switzerland with his reflections on those who were unfaithful to their vows of religion.  However it was not the contents of that letter with struck me but rather … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN OUR BREATHING IN AND BREATHING OUT

In May Eugene wrote to his mother about his appointment to the Diocese of Marseille.  He wrote that he would have liked a quiet life on the death of his uncle, now he will have to sacrifice himself even if he … Continue reading

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