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Don't walk by...

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Everyone Bears Scars... I had a conversation recently that has stuck in my head. It was with a woman that I ran into in our parish parking lot while she was waiting for the Christian Cupboard to open. I was out stretching my legs on a sunny day and she stopped me to ask where the bathroom...

Listen to Your Life

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This time of year can be both joyful and heartbreaking for parents of young men and women who are off to begin building a new life. A friend of mine is experiencing the empty nest for the first time this year and it’s been hard. Time for a gift of a book that’s among my...

It's the Little Things

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It’s getting to be toward the end of August. Whenever a storm is brewing this time of year, my mind travels back to 2005 and Hurricane Katrina. It was only a couple of weeks after that storm that a colleague and I traveled to the Diocese of Biloxi and spent time in Bay St. Louis with the...

Love builds bridges...

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Hope, like every virtue, is a choice that becomes a practice that becomes spiritual muscle memory. It’s a renewable resource for moving through life as it is, not as we wish it to be. This little snippet of wisdom comes from Krista Tippett. (You can connect to her work by going to...

Stewardship 2019

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As we anticipate our annual Stewardship Campaign in October, we encourage you to consider ways in which you can Be a Cheerful Giver, and Live an Attitude of Gratitude. How does giving back to the Guardian Angels Community in time, talent and treasure enhance your faithful life? What parts of...

Ten Rules for Humans

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photo credit: Elodie Perriot / elodieperriot.com Recently in this space I spoke of the death of Jean Vanier, the Canadian philosopher and theologian and the founder of L'Arche communities. When Jean turned 90, he wrote down his ten rules for becoming more human. Here they are: Accept the...

Inspiration from Spiritual Writers

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Thought for the Week Two of my favorite spiritual writers died this week.  Jean Vanier has been a model of hospitality for so many – one of those rare individuals who managed to make real his commitment to the dignity of every person. Vanier was the founder of L’Arche, a...

How will you grow?

Posted by Suzanne Bernet on

Thought for the Week For the past few years, I have kept a small note at my desk that I received from an old friend. It says this: They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds. The note refers to a sign we saw in Mexico one winter. It was hanging on the wall of a tiny...

Scholarship Opportunities 2019

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$1,000 Scholarships Available   The Guardian Angels Women's & Men's Clubs each offer two $1,000 scholarships, application deadlines vary and are listed on the application.   Applicants include registered men and women in the parish who plan to attend a university, college or...

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