A caravan to heaven

This is the third in a series of articles on the charism and spirituality of the Families of Cana My lord knows that the children are tender and that I must care for the ewes and cows that are nursing their young. If they are driven hard just one day, all the animals will die. 14 So let my lord go on ahead of his servant, while I move along slowly at the pace of the flocks and herds before me and the pace of the children, … (Gn 33, 13-14). At the beginning of the Movement, as I was(…)

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My house, my monestery

Second article in a series on the charism and spirituality of the Movement A few years ago, on a visit to Fatima, I went to the Carmelite convent to pray Vespers with the Sisters, according to the explicit permissionn set out in their schedule. I knelt in the welcoming church as a Sister emerged from the inner convent to prepare the altar and expose the Lord. She did everything with respectful, eloquent gestures, and then returned inside out of sight. A few minutes later, the shuffle of footsteps announced the arrival of the entire community to the church choir just(…)

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