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Reflection on Obedience and Holy Spirit ‘Soul Institute’ April 16 on reading

We read in the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles. Peter tells the Sanherdin, “We must obey God rather than men…”(Act 5:30) Than we read, “We are witnesses of these things, as is the Holy Spirit who God … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Sunday Grace of a Second Baptism reflection from “Soul Institute’

I have always had a love for divine mercy Sunday. Maybe it is my Polish heritage. Maybe it the fact that my priest friend was the miracle that the Vatican used for the canonization of Saint Faustina. I remember hearing … Continue reading

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This Sunday Divine Mercy Sunday ‘Soul Institute’ Reflection from Saint Augustine

St Augustine says, “I speak to you who have just been reborn in baptism, my little children in Christ, you who are the new off-spring of the Church gift of the Father, proof of Mother Church fruitfulness. All of you … Continue reading

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Reflection from ‘Soul Institute” Make Love Your Aim and Eagerly Strive For The Spiritual Gifts 1 Cor 14:1

As I went to bed. I was reflecting on the relationship between Charisms and Charity. St Paul has 2 famous chapters on gifts of the Holy Spirit. Chapter 12 and 14 in his first letter to the Corinthians. In the … Continue reading

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Reflection on The Holy Spirit “Soul Institute” from Blessed Columba Marmion ‘Christ The Life of the Soul”

Blessed Columba Marmion in his book, ‘Christ the Life of the Soul’ writes, ” You see how lively, penetrating, the Holy Spirit’s action in the Church is? Yes, He is indeed, as St. Paul said, ‘the Spirit of life’- a … Continue reading

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Reflection from the “Soul Institute” Charisms and St John of the Cross

Ralph Martin writes, “There seems to be a wide-spread impression that the contemplative and the charismatic are contradictory, not complementary, and that John of the Cross condemns the exercise of the charismatic gifts.” Ralph Martin writes, “One of St John … Continue reading

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Prayer of Joy filled song for Easter

Longer form of the Paschal Proclamation Exult, let them exult, the hosts of heaven, exult, the Angel ministers of God exult, let the trumpet of salvation sound our mighty King’s triumph! Be glad, let earth be glad, as glory floods … Continue reading

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Jesus is anointed with perfume passion Sunday, Teaching from the ‘Soul Institute’

“When he was in Bethany reclining at table in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of perfumed oil, costly genuine spikenard. She broke the alabaster jar and poured it on his head.” Pope … Continue reading

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reflection on the cross from the “Soul Institute” Passion Sunday

Some thoughts on the cross. Today we read the whole passion of Jesus. It always catches many people by surprise why the Gospel reading takes 25 minutes. While I was giving out communion this evening. I though of 2 ideas, … Continue reading

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Reflection from the ‘Soul Institute’ Fr Bob and Renewal of the parish ‘ Wait for the Holy Spirit to move than move

Father Bob taught that a priest needs to go where the Holy Spirit is working. When a priest sees where the Holy Spirit is moving. He is to encourage the movement of the Holy Spirit, and teach the people of … Continue reading

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