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A Vision Fashioned in the Religious Life Form Prayer Service No. 8

Version française Years before he initiated the brotherhood on 15 June 1839, Ryken had already appraised that the Spirit was summoning him “to establish a congregation of Brothers who live under a religious rule.”  In his Plan, the Founder was quite spirited in his assertion that “we intend to elevate […]

by × November 1, 2012 ×

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Falling in Love with GodPrayer Service No. 7

Falling in Love with GodPrayer Service No. 7

Version française   We saw in the previous reflection that Ryken hoped his followers would have the “privilege of following both the lives of Martha and Mary.” This means that they would be individuals who are prayerful and apostolic at the same time – well-integrated “common persons” who are totally present before God and […]

by × October 5, 2012 ×

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The Privilege of Following Both Martha and MaryPrayer Service No. 6

The Privilege of Following Both Martha and MaryPrayer Service No. 6

Version française Echoing the Fundamental Principles, we said in the previous reflection that if we consciously allow the unspectacular flow of everyday life to form us, God may break through us and liberate our hearts from the things that make us restless. For this encounter between God and each of […]

by × September 28, 2012 ×