The Increasing Kindly Light of Lent

As women of a certain age, we come to embrace our eternity. Margaret Rose Rely, Obl OSB, shares her thoughts visiting an old gardening friend. [Read more…]

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Demons Love a Well-swept House

Demons love open spaces where faith has not filled. Margaret Rose Realy, Obl OSB asks, what will fill the spaces we empty this lent? [Read more…]

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Lent’s Perennial List, Fasting From

Lent and fasting go together in personal ways, Margaret Rose Realy, Obl OSB, offers a list. [Read more…]

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Passion Flower and the Stations of the Cross

Lent is a time for deeper devotion to the Stations of the Cross. Margaret Rose Realy, Obl OSB, shares the symbolism of the Passion Flower. [Read more…]

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Cultivating God’s Garden through Lent

Lenten books are a great way to grow your faith. Margaret Rose Realy, Obl OSB has written a book for daily reflection during Lent. [Read more…]

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Laetare Sunday and Hard Rocks

We’ve passed Laetare Sunday, the fourth week of Lent, and still I’ve not been able to adhere to its disciplines: fasting, almsgiving, and prayer. My usual prayer and abstinence routines are securely in place. It is the extras, so important to this spiritual season of faith, that are lacking. The other morning after Lauds and [Read More…]

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All the Holy is Hidden

The Blessed Mother statue is only twelve inches tall. Finding a place to store it for Lent shouldn’t have been that hard. At a Catholic Writers Guild Conference I’d bought this smaller version of the original from the Korean woman who was the sculptor. The soft light from the candles in my prayer space enhanced [Read More…]

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Parsnip and Apple Soup, a Sweeter Fare for Meatless Fridays

I love apples! Seriously. Love them almost more than chocolate. Biting into a warm, crisp, just picked apple in autumn is only one step away from doing the same in summer with tomatoes. Living in Michigan, where apple production ranks number three in the States, the harvest of this fruit peaks in late September through early [Read More…]

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Holy Thursday’s Prayer for Priests and Deacons

Beloved Lord, grace your priests and deacons with endurance in these holy days filled with rituals and prayers. Guide them, strengthen them, uphold them through the work they must do in honor to your son Jesus, in honor to his Passion, in honor to all of us who in our suffering remember the sufferings of [Read More…]

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Laetare Rocks

We’ve passed Laetare Sunday, the fourth week of Lent, and still I’ve not been able to adhere to its disciplines: fasting, almsgiving, and prayer. My usual prayer and abstinence routines are securely in place. It is the extras, so important to this spiritual season of faith, that are lacking. The other morning after Lauds and [Read More…]

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