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  • Catherine Joanne in Philadelphia

    Do you live in or near Northeast Philly?  If so, consider participating in part or all of Catherine’s Spiritual Enrichment Week in St. John Cantius Parish, Bridesburg.  One week each month from September through June, Catherine Joanne travels from Vermont to Philadelphia bringing a week of retreat evenings for individuals…

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  • Dorothy Day’s Birthday

       “I never considered myself a liberal—I considered myself a radical.” —Dorothy Day We celebrate Dorothy Day, born this day in 1897, one of  “four great Americans” mentioned by Pope Francis in his recent address to both houses of the United States Congress.   Radical in her lifetime, Dorothy Day worked in the first…

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  • Marriage in Our Chapel

    Mark and Linda Emmons married today in our St. Joseph’s Dwelling Place Chapel in the presence of friends and family.  Chaplain David Onyon presided as light flooded the chapel and love flooded our hearts.  Many happy years, Linda and Mark!

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  • Wisdom People

    Enjoyed a beautiful Sunday morning yesterday with a small congregation in Southern Vermont.  We reflected on the spiritual gifts presented in 1 Corinthians 12, beginning with the gift of Wisdom.  Wisdom is a gentle comprehension of the mysteries of life, of people, of God.  It is not necessarily an intellectual grasp of spiritual truths,…

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  • Still Having Fun in the Snow

    Temps rose this week, but still lots of snow on the ground and the ski slopes, with more on the way this weekend! Guests and folks on retreat enjoy hiking our brookside nature trail, gentle slopes and sledding hill on snowshoes and cross-country skis.

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  • Winter Private Retreats

      What better to do with snowy winter days when you’re a farmer than take a few days of rest and renewal? This week, Kara Fitzgerald of Evening Song Farm in Cuttingsville, Vermont is doing just that! Relaxing in our comfortable guest sitting room, she was as content as a cat curled up…

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