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Henri Nouwen

The Day of Pentecost.

From Action to Passion A central theme in the story of Jesus’s arrest is being “handed over.” In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus was handed over to Roman authorities. In the Letter to the Romans, the Apostle Paul tells us that “Jesus was handed over for our sins” (Rom. 4: 25) and “God did not spare Jesus, but handed him over to…

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

Know the Time: When to Act and When to Wait “For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven.” —Ecclesiastes 3: 1 Through the process of discernment we seek to be aware of how God is active in our everyday life. We seek to understand what God’s will for us is. Such discernment may include a range…

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Discerning Christ in the Eucharist In the celebration of the Lord’s Supper, we discern the real presence of the risen Christ among us, not only in the bread and wine but at the cen-tre of our lives, the core of our very being, the heart of our community, and the heart of creation. Father John Eudes once said in a homily at…

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Discerning Divine Presence II The ‘Road to Emmaus’ story from Luke’s Gospel is a story that reveals a spiritual pattern for discovering the real presence of Christ on our road of life. This pattern of discerning God’s hidden presence involves at least four spiritual practices: interpreting scripture, or theological reflection; staying, sometimes called abiding or…

Easter Day

The Journey to Discernment – Part VIII “Certain events — current events, historical events, critical incidents and life circumstances serve as signposts pointing to the will of God and the new creation for those with eyes to see and ears to hear.” — Henri Nouwen How do we begin to discern what the events of…

Palm Sunday

The Journey to Discernment – Part VII The ‘spiritual reflections’ of previous weeks have concentrated on the need for us to practice discernment so that we might know what God is wanting us to do in our lives. Several options were suggested: such as prayer, reading Scripture, spiritual reading and connecting with nature. While it…

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

The Journey to Discernment – Part VI The ‘spiritual reflections’ of previous weeks have concentrated on the need for us to practice discernment so that we might know what God is wanting us to do in our lives. Several options were suggested: such as prayer, reading Scripture and spiritual reading. Beyond books and people, nature…