Our November Retreat

Monday we began our 4 day retreat in preparation for our community devotional renewal of vows on Friday, November 21st which is the Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple and Pro Orantibus Day which means “For those who pray”. It is a day set aside for the Church to grow in her understanding, appreciation and spiritual and temporal support for all who devote their lives to prayer – worship of God and intercession for the world.

We had quite a surprise upon awaking with about 4 inches of snow.

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The white silence has been a perfect setting for our days of solitude and renewal.

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Please keep us in prayer as we keep all of you tucked in our hearts – in the Indwelling Trinity.

I leave you with a poem by Sister Rose Marie of the Merciful Heart of Jesus

Love in the Mist

 “I am coming to you in a dense cloud.” (Ex. 19:9)

A silent mist

softly fell upon me.

The cloud swallowed me—

white veil,

white confusion,

white loss.

And this is how love appears

From the inside—

A cool, mysterious fog.

One thought on “Our November Retreat

  1. “For those who pray” we are so thankful. May God shower you with His love as you renew your vows to Him. He has blessed us abundantly through your vocations. Praise be to God and His wonderful gifts!

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