Monthly Archives: October 2015

GOING DEEPER … HOME FOR MY HEART

Continuing with notes from the retreat that I am taking part in. “I found a home for my heart with the Oblates.”  Fr. Albert Lacombe, OMI I would echo what Fr. Lacombe said.  Being a part of the Oblate community … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … INTO THE GRACE OF BEING A ‘CRACKED POT’

St. Eugene wrote a reflection when he was named Bishop of Marseilles in 1837.  The following quote is taken from that reflection: “Above all, I must humble myself profoundly before God for having become, by his grace, so different from … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … WITH RENEWED DESIRE TO GO EVEN DEEPER

Continuing with the retreat that I am taking part in I share what was shared with us. “I swim towards the shore only to find that You have enlarged the sea. You leave me dazed with more desire and give … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … WITH THE SPIRIT OF ST. EUGENE ON RETREAT

This week I am on retreat with our Oblate community and so will post what is touching me. Purify my soul and empty my heart entirely so that the Holy Spirit will no longer find in me any obstacle to … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … THANKING THE HOLY SPIRIT FOR BRINGING ME TO WHERE I LIVE

June 4, 1837 found Eugene writing to Fr. Mille, reproaching him for not being promptly obedient to St. Eugene who was his Superior General. “Nothing will go well with this spirit of narrow-mindedness with which you are imbued. You want … Continue reading

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